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Justin Scott 9
Justin Scott

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Lufkin, Texas

High School:
Hastings Alief

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 200

Position:
Free Safety

Birthdate:
11/28/1982

Experience:
3L


2005 OUTLOOK

Veteran defender who should see increased playing time at the strong safety position, in addition to continuing his valuable play on special teams ... Enters the spring period at No. 2 on the depth chart at strong safety.

2004 SEASON

Saw action in all 11 games, continuing his valuable role on MU's special forces ... Had a career-high 11 tackles on the season including a career-high 3 in the season opener versus Arkansas State ... Also had single tackle games against Troy, Colorado, Baylor, Texas, Nebraska, Kansas State, Kansas and Iowa State.

2003 SEASON

Had one of the most important roles on MU's special teams, as he served as the primary personal protector for the punt squad ... Recorded 4 tackles on special teams and also played in the Tiger secondary ... Registered tackles versus Illinois, Kansas, Nebraska and Texas Tech ... His stop against Illinois came late in the game on special teams, and was an outstanding open-field stop that quite likely prevented a game-changing return for the Illini.

2002 SEASON

Played in all 12 games as a redshirt freshman, seeing significant time on special teams ... Primary role was that of the up-back for punt protection ... Recorded nine tackles on the season, and had highs of two each in games against Ball State and at Iowa State ... Also had a single tackle in five other contests ... Earned the team Big Hit Award for a shot he delivered against Oklahoma.

HIGH SCHOOL

The defensive most valuable player for Alief High School and a two-time all-district performer ... Recorded 86 tackles and intercepted two passes as a senior, returning one of those for an 88-yard touchdown ... Picked off three passes as junior ... An excellent return man as well ... Returned a punt 46 yards for a touchdown as a senior and returned another as a junior ... High school coach - Bobby Stuart.

PERSONAL

Majoring in hotel and restaurant management ... Son of Elayne McClendon ... Born Nov. 28, 1982.

SCOTT CAREER STATISTICS

		Tackles				Fumbles
	G-GS	UN-AS	Total	TFL-Yds.	Sacks	Force-Rec.
2002	12-0	3-6	9	0-0	0-0	0-0
2003	13-0	4-0	4	0-0	0-0	0-0
2004	11-0	8-3	11	0-0	0-0	0-0
Totals	36-0	15-9	24	0-0	0-0	0-0