Lynn Scott

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Lynn Scott
No. 21, 38
Position: Safety
Personal information
Date of birth: (1977-06-23) June 23, 1977 (age 39)
Place of birth: Turpin, Oklahoma
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight: 211 lb (96 kg)
Career information
High school: Turpin (OK)
College: Northwestern Oklahoma State
Undrafted: 2001
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games: 66
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Lynn Scott (born June 23, 1977) is a former American football safety in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys. He played college football at Northwestern Oklahoma State University.

Early years[edit]

Scott attended Turpin High School, where he helped his team win the 1995 Class 1A state title. He would move on to Northwestern Oklahoma State University, where he was a three-time NAIA All-American and helped his team win the 1999 NAIA national championship. He finished his college career with 298 tackles and the school record for most punt return yards in a season (595) and in a career (1,337).

In 2009, he was named NAIA Defensive Player of the Decade.[1] In 2012, he was inducted into the Northwestern Sports Hall of Fame.[2]

Professional career[edit]

Scott was not selected in the 2001 NFL Draft and was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Dallas Cowboys.[3]

In 2004, he started 9 games at strong safety alongside Roy Williams, after Darren Woodson was lost for the season with a herniated disk in his lower back.[4] He was waived on September 3, 2005, but was later re-signed on November first. He wasn't re-signed at the end of the season.

Personal life[edit]

Scott was a Volunteer Coach at Turpin High School and Alva High School.

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