1950 Bowman Football card of Scott
|Date of birth||August 29, 1924|
|Place of birth||Dixie, Louisiana, United States|
|NFL draft||1948 / Round: 1 / Pick: 8|
|Olympic medal record|
|Representing the United States|
|1948 London||110 m hurdles|
Clyde Luther Scott (born August 29, 1924) is a retired American athlete who competed professionally in the National Football League and earned an Olympic medal in the 110 meter hurdles. He was born in Dixie, Louisiana.
Scott grew up in Smackover, Arkansas and participated in both track and football at the University of Arkansas and the US Naval Academy. He has been inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame. He competed for the United States in the 1948 Summer Olympics held in London, Great Britain in the 110 meter hurdles where he won the silver medal.
While at the University of Arkansas, he was initiated into the Xi Chapter of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity. The eighth player overall chosen in the 1948 NFL Draft, Scott played five seasons in the National Football League for the Philadelphia Eagles and the Detroit Lions, appearing on two NFL championship teams. In 2014 Scott was inducted into the Southwest Conference Hall of Fame. The University of Arkansas retired Scott's football jersey number 12, one of only two numbers the school has ever retired.
- Biography and Statistics at Sports-Reference.com
- Xi Chapter: Century of Tradition at the University of Arkansas
- Encyclopedia of Arkansas Clyde Luther "Smackover" Scott
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