Darell Scott

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Darell Scott
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Scott in 2010.
No. 97
Position: Defensive Tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1986-03-15) March 15, 1986 (age 31)
Place of birth: Columbia, South Carolina
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 315 lb (143 kg)
Career information
High school: Columbia (SC) Ridge View
College: Clemson
NFL Draft: 2009 / Round: 4 / Pick: 103
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Tackles: 52
Sacks: 0
Forced fumbles: 0
Player stats at NFL.com

Darell Scott (born March 15, 1986 in Columbia, South Carolina) is a former American football defensive tackle. He was drafted by the St. Louis Rams in the fourth round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He played college football at Clemson.

Early years[edit]

Scott was a three-year starter at Ridge View High School in Columbia, South Carolina where he had 242 career tackles, 31 tackles for loss, seven sacks, 35 quarterback pressures, four caused fumbles, six recovered fumbles, and one defensive touchdown. He was named team defensive MVP after his sophomore, junior, and senior seasons. As a senior, he had 101 tackles, 12 tackles for loss, and a 90-percent grade as a lineman on offense. Scott had 70 tackles, five tackles for loss, three caused fumbles, and three recovered fumbles as a junior and had 71 tackles and 13 tackles for loss as a sophomore. After his senior year he was a Shrine Bowl selection

College career[edit]

Scott started his final 38 games, appearing in 50 contests while participating in a total of 1,501 plays recording 161 tackles (103 solo) with nine sacks, 18.5 stops for losses and 36 quarterback pressures and had one interception, two pass deflections, two fumble recoveries and a forced fumble.

He red-shirted as a freshman in 2004. In the 2005 football season he had 18 tackles in nine game and had two sacks and 10 quarterback pressure and recovered two fumbles. 2006: Started all 13 games at defensive tackle and recorded 54 tackles. In 2007 he was third among Tiger defensive linemen in tackles (50) while starting all 13 games for and also had three sacks, third-most on the team. As a senior in 2008 Scott had 39 tackles (7.5 for losses) and one sack while playing and starting all 12 games while deflecting a pass and recovering a fumble.

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft measureables[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
6 ft 3¼ in 312 lb 32¼ in 9⅞ in 4.92 s 1.65 s 2.82 s 4.84 s 8.28 s 30½ in 8 ft 11 in 29 reps 22
All values from NFL Combine.[1]

St. Louis Rams[edit]

He was drafted by the Rams in the fourth round of the 2009 NFL Draft on April 26, 2009. Scott was on the active roster since the beginning of the 2009 NFL season, but was inactive from Week 2 through Week 6. By week 11 he was the a starting defensive tackle for the Rams. Scott was released by the Rams on September 13, 2012.


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