Freddie Scott (American football)

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Freddie Scott
Date of birth (1952-08-05) August 5, 1952 (age 64)
Place of birth Grady, Arkansas, United States
Career information
Position(s) Wide receiver
College Amherst
NFL draft 1974 / Round: 7 / Pick: 174
Career history
As player
1974–1977 Baltimore Colts
1978–1983 Detroit Lions
Career stats

Freddie Lee Scott (born August 5, 1952 in Grady, Arkansas) is a former American football wide receiver who played from 1974 through 1983 in the National Football League. In 2001, he was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.

His son, Freddie Scott II also played wide receiver for Penn State University, and in the NFL from 1996 through 1998 for the Detroit Lions and the Indianapolis Colts. Another son, Brandon Scott, played for Bowling Green State University. During 2008 when he played for the freshman team, Myles scored 11 touchdowns and 11 interceptions in 11 games. in 2009, Myles played AAu football for the Farmington Rockets. He played the positions of running back, slot receiver, cornerback, kick returner, punt returner, and kicker.

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