Scott Rislov

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Scott Rislov
Date of birth (1980-06-26) June 26, 1980 (age 36)
Place of birth Pierre, South Dakota
Career information
Position(s) Quarterback
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 220 lb (100 kg)
College San Jose State
Career history
As player
2005 Sioux Falls Storm (UIF)
2005 Nashville Kats (AFL)
2006 Central Valley Coyotes (af2)
2008 San Jose SaberCats (AFL)

Scott Allen Rislov (born June 26, 1980) is an American football quarterback most recently playing in the Arena Football League for the San Jose SaberCats in 2008.

Early life[edit]

Rislov was born in Pierre, South Dakota to Greg and Diane Rislov and is of Norwegian descent.[1][2][3] He graduated from T. F. Riggs High School in Pierre in 1999. As a quarterback at Riggs, Rislov was twice an all-league selection and in his senior year (1998) an honorable mention All-America pick by USA Today.[1] In addition to football, Rislov played basketball at Riggs.[4]

College career[edit]

After redshirting his freshman year, Rislov played six games in 2000 with the University of North Dakota Fighting Sioux football team. In 2001, Rislov transferred to Ellsworth Community College in Iowa. He was named Honorable Mention All-American by the NJCAA that year. From 2002 to 2003, Rislov was the starting quarterback for the San Jose State Spartans. In 2004, Rislov graduated from San Jose State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology.[5]

Professional career[edit]

Rislov tried out with the Cincinnati Bengals but never played, before moving on to the Sioux Falls Storm, Nashville Kats, Central Valley Coyotes, and the San Jose Sabercats. While playing for the af2 Coyotes in 2006, he threw a league-record 106 touchdown passes.[6][7]

After football[edit]

Rislov worked as a sales representative with Realm Communications Group from 2007 to 2009, then with that company as an account manager and sales manager.[5] In August 2011, Rislov earned his Master's in Business Administration from San Jose State.[8]

Scott is currently in his 3rd year with leading Bay Area Security Firm, Proofpoint, where he has had tremendous success working with the Firm's largest Higher Education Institutions.


  1. ^ a b "Scott Rislov". San Jose State Spartans. Archived from the original on January 7, 2004. 
  2. ^ Nelson, Mabelle; Thompson, Olga. "Down Memory Lane in the Rislov Family". 
  3. ^ "Family of Don Rislov". Retrieved May 25, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Scott Rislov". North Dakota Fighting Sioux. Archived from the original on May 29, 2001. 
  5. ^ a b "Scott Rislov". Retrieved May 25, 2012. 
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  8. ^ "2012 San Jose State University Commencement Student-Athlete Participation" (PDF). San Jose State Spartan. Retrieved June 10, 2013. 

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