Bryan Scott (quarterback)

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Bryan Scott
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Born: (1995-08-17) August 17, 1995 (age 27)
Rolling Hills, California
Career information
Position(s)QB
Height6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight220 lb (100 kg)
CollegeOccidental
High schoolPalos Verdes High School
Career history
As player
2017BC Lions*
2019–2020Edmonton Eskimos*
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
  • IFAF U-19 World Cup gold medal (2014)
  • IFAF U-19 World Cup MVP (2014)
  • SCIAC Newcomer of the Year (2013)
  • 2× First-team All-SCIAC (2015, 2016)
  • SCIAC Player of the Year (2016)
Career stats

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Bryan James Scott (born August 17, 1995) is an American football quarterback who is a free agent. He played college football at Occidental College.[1]

Early life[edit]

Bryan Scott grew up in Rolling Hills, California. He was raised by his parents Robert and Leslie Scott, and has a sister, Lauren.[1]

High school career[edit]

Scott played for Palos Verdes High School.[2] He became the starting quarterback early in the 2012 season.[2] During the 2012 season, he passed for a total of 1988 yards, significantly outperforming the national average.[3] In 2012, with Scott in the starting position, Palos Verdes won the Bay League title[4][5] and the CIF Southern Section title for the first time in 47 years.[6]

College career[edit]

From 2013 to 2017, Scott attended Occidental College, in California, majoring in urban environmental policy.[7] In his true-freshman season at Occidental, Scott was selected for the SCIAC All-Conference Second Team, and named Newcomer of the Year.[8] In the last game of his freshman year Scott passed for 473 yards and six touchdowns, setting single game records at Occidental in each category.[9][1] In 2014 Scott was selected to play for the U-19 USA National Football Team.[10] Scott led Team USA to a Gold Medal finish at the IFAF World Championship in Kuwait.[11] Scott brought his team back from a 14–12 deficit at halftime, with four consecutive passing touchdowns, to capture the Gold Medal. He was awarded with the IFAF tournament's MVP award.[12] Later, during the 2014 season, Scott was selected for the SCIAC All-Conference First Team after leading the conference in every major passing category.[13] During his tenure at Occidental, Scott set nine school records and three Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference records: career passing yards (9073), completions (763), and total offense (9475). He was named first-team all-conference quarterback, Occidental's team MVP, and Occidental's team captain in the 2016 season. That season, he was also named SCIAC Player of the Year.[7] In 2016, Scott's final season with Occidental, he passed for over 3000 yards in nine games played with 27 touchdowns.[1] It was also the season that he became the all-time passing yardage leader for both Occidental College and the SCIAC, with 9073 yards, 77 touchdowns, and 22 interceptions in 33 career games.[14][7]

College statistics[edit]

College career statistics
Passing[1] Rushing[1]
Year GP Comp Att Pct Yds TD INT LG Rating Att Yds Avg TD LG
2013 7 101 187 54.0% 1,476 11 6 76 133.3 35 102 2.9 1 17
2014 8 171 271 63.1% 1,998 17 5 62 142.0 38 109 2.9 0 42
2015 8 238 366 65.0% 2,541 22 6 60 139.9 29 -27 -0.9 4 51
2016 9 253 381 66.4% 3,058 27 5 84 154.6 56 218 3.9 8 45
Totals 32 763 1,205 63.3% 9,073 77 22 84 144.0 158 402 2.5 13 51

Professional career[edit]

In March 2017, Scott attended USC's Pro Day workout, completing 62 of 64 passes with one drop.[15] Scott signed with the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League (CFL) on April 18, 2017,[16] but was released on May 1, 2017.[17] Scott had a rookie mini-camp tryout with his hometown team, the Los Angeles Rams, following the 2017 NFL Draft.[18][19]

In April 2018, Scott participated in The Spring League, where he was named Player of the Game for two games.[20][21] His performance led a workout with the Kansas City Chiefs.[22] In May 2018, he tried out at rookie mini-camps with the Kansas City Chiefs and Atlanta Falcons.[23][24]

Scott signed to the practice roster of the Edmonton Eskimos on October 8, 2019.[25] He was released from the practice roster and signed to a futures contract for the 2020 season on October 14, 2019.[26] After the CFL canceled the 2020 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Scott chose to opt-out of his contract with the Eskimos on August 31, 2020.[27]

Scott was selected by the Generals of The Spring League during its player selection draft on October 12, 2020.[28] He won the starting quarterback competition against Zach Mettenberger.[29] Scott led the Generals to an undefeated season and the 2020 Championship, with a win over the Aviators 37-14. He went 22/32, 264 yards, and three touchdowns passing, 25 yards rushing and a touchdown, and won his second TSL MVP, and becoming the only QB to throw for 1000 yards and complete 10 touchdowns in a TSL season.[30] Scott was awarded as the MVP of The Spring League Championship in 2020.[31] He worked out for the Indianapolis Colts in February 2021.[32]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Tigers Occidental College: Bryan Scott
  2. 2.0 2.1 Thorpe, Dave (November 29, 2012). "Palos Verdes' Bryan Scott, Dean Alessi have a special connection". PressTelegram.com. Retrieved March 23, 2021.
  3. MaxPreps: Bryan Scott's Football Stats
  4. San Gabriel Valley Tribune: HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Palos Verdes routs Peninsula, takes Bay League title outright
  5. Pasadena Star News: HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Palos Verdes routs Peninsula, takes Bay League title outright
  6. Thorpe, Dave (December 2, 2012). "Palos Verdes earn its 1st CIF crown in 47 years". SBSun.com. Retrieved March 23, 2021.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Whicker, Mark (October 30, 2016). "Whicker: Occidental College has a dominant QB in Bryan Scott". DailyNews.com. Retrieved March 23, 2021.
  8. Tigers Football: Seven Oxy Football Players Earn All-SCIAC Honors
  9. La Verne at Occidental College - Los Angeles, CA
  10. Oxy QB Scott to Play on Team USA Under-19 Squad
  11. NCAA: Occcidental QB Scott leads Team USA to gold
  12. USA Football: U.S. Under-19 team beats Canada, wins gold medal at IFAF World Championship
  13. Do Named SCIAC Offensive Player of the Year
  14. Scott Named SCIAC Offensive Player of the Year
  15. Los Angeles Times: For one day, Occidental quarterback Bryan Scott gets to perform like a Division I player at USC's pro day
  16. "Lions add QB Scott to mini-camp roster". BCLions.com. April 18, 2017. Retrieved October 5, 2020.
  17. "Roster Roundup: Teams make cuts as May deadline hits". CFL.ca. May 1, 2017. Retrieved October 5, 2020.
  18. LA Times: Former Occidental Quarterback Bryan Scott making most of opportunity with Rams
  19. Los Angeles Rams: Rams Rookie Minicamp Roster
  20. TSL: QB Bryan Scott is Game 1's Player of the Game!
  21. TSL: Player of the Game Week 2, Game 1: QB Bryan Scott
  22. Peninsula News: PALOS VERDES HIGH GRAD: NFL Spring League success kickstarts Bryan Scott's NFL dreams
  23. Chiefs Wire: Complete list of players at Chiefs rookie minicamp
  24. AJC: Falcons invite 23 players to rookie mini-camp tryouts
  25. "Eskimos Transaction". Esks.com. October 8, 2019. Retrieved October 5, 2020.
  26. "Eskimos Transaction". Esks.com. October 14, 2019. Retrieved October 5, 2020.
  27. "Tracking players who have exercised opt-outs". CFL.ca. August 26, 2020. Retrieved October 5, 2020.
  28. @TheSpringLeague (October 12, 2020). "The #TSL2020 Generals QBs!" (Tweet). Retrieved November 3, 2020 – via Twitter.
  29. "Welcome to The Spring League – Week 2". FoxSports.com. November 4, 2020. Retrieved February 1, 2021.
  30. https://xflnewshub.com/the-spring-league/the-spring-leagues-generals-win-the-2020-championship/
  31. https://www.xflnewshub.com/the-spring-league/the-spring-leagues-mvp-bryan-scott-talks-playing-in-tsl/
  32. "Colts worked out QB Bryan Scott". sports.yahoo.com. February 2, 2021. Retrieved February 2, 2021.

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