Scotty Bierce

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Bruce Wallace Bierce
Position: Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1896-09-03)September 3, 1896
Place of birth: Kearney, Nebraska
Date of death: April 26, 1982(1982-04-26) (aged 85)
Place of death: Valley City, Ohio
Height: 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight: 164 lb (74 kg)
Career information
High school: Cuyahoga Falls (OH)
College: Akron
Career history
As player:
As coach:
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Touchdowns: 5
Player stats at
Player stats at PFR

Bruce Wallace Bierce was a professional football player who played for the Akron Pros, Buffalo All-Americans, Cleveland Indians and Cleveland Bulldogs of the National Football League. Bierce won a league title in 1920 with the Pros and he won a second title in 1924 with the Bulldogs. Scotty also served as a player-coach for the Pros in 1925.

After his playing career ended, Briece became a prominent Akron attorney and a community leader.[1]

The Bruce W. “Scotty” Bierce Athletic Scholarship Fund[edit]

The Bruce W. “Scotty” Bierce Athletic Scholarship Fund is an athletic scholarship at the University of Akron. It was established in Scott's will and provides scholarships for deserving athletes at the University. Awards are made by the director of athletics in cooperation with the University Scholarship Committee.[1] Bierce excelled in football while at the University. He was inducted into the Summit County Sports Hall of Fame in 1957 and the University of Akron Sports Hall of Fame in 1975.[2]