James Scott (gridiron football)

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James Scott
Date of birth (1952-03-28) March 28, 1952 (age 64)
Place of birth Longview, Texas
Career information
Position(s) WR
College Trinity Valley Community College
NFL draft 1975 / Round: 8 / Pick: 193
(By the New York Jets)
Career history
As player
1974 Chicago Fire (WFL)
1976–1980 Chicago Bears (NFL)
1981 Montreal Alouettes (CFL)
1982–1983 Chicago Bears (NFL)
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star 1981
Career stats

James Scott (born March 28, 1952) is a retired American football wide receiver who played seven seasons for the Chicago Bears in the National Football League. He was originally selected by the New York Jets in the 1975 NFL Draft.

In 1974 he played for the Chicago Fire of the World Football League, catching 52 passes for 755 yards and 8 TDs. He had his best pro season in 1981, for the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League, when he caught 81 passes for 1422 yards and 6 TDs and was a conference All-Star.

Scott is now living back in his home state of Texas, near Dallas.