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15   Greg Scott
Greg Scott

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Westport, Conn.

High School:
Fairfield College Prep School

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 190

Position:
DB

Birthdate:
03/02/1983


As A Redshirt Senior In 2005:

  • Senior defensive back, who plays the "Dog" in nickel and dime situations as well as special teams, has 10 tackles this season.
  • Three tackels vs. New Hampshire (10/29).
  • Saw increased playing time at Maine (10/22) after injury to Shannon James and had two tackles.
  • Posted two tackles vs. Albany (9/17).
  • Moved from wide receiver to defensive back prior to 2004.
  • Member of UMass lacrosse team, playing in 62 games over the last four seasons as a defensive midfielder helping team to three NCAA quarterfinal berths.
  • Had a fumble recovery and one tackle at Colgate (9/10).
  • Had three receptions for 42 yards in 2003.

    General: Nickel defensive back, plays "Dog" position ... Tough and competitive player ... Moved from wide receiver to defensive back in the spring of 2004 ... Also a member of the UMass lacrosse team, playing in 62 games over the last four seasons as a defensive midfielder ... Picked up one assist, 21 ground balls and nine caused turnovers in 2005.

    As A Redshirt Junior In 2004: Game-By-Game Statistics
    Defensive back that played in nickel and dime situations as well as on special teams ... Played in all 11 games this season has 29 tackles (24 solo) ... Drew start in nickel package at Rhode Island (10/23) and tied career-high with five tackles including a tackle for loss ... Posted career-high five tackles vs. Colgate (9/11) ... Tallied two solo tackles and first-career sack at James Madison (10/9) on blitz at end of first half for 12-yard loss ... Started at safety in place of James Ihedigbo at Northeastern (11/6) and had one tackle.

    As A Redshirt Sophomore In 2003: Game-By-Game Statistics
    One of UMass' top wide receivers ... Saw action in eight games, making three starts ... Missed five games due to injury ... Caught three passes for 42 yards on the season ... Also totaled seven rushes for 30 yards, two kickoff returns for 35 yards and two special teams tackles ... Recorded two catches for 31 yards in the win at Villanova ... Had one catch for 11 yards in the season opener against Central Connecticut State ... Rushed twice for 15 yards in the win over Rhode Island ... Carried the ball one time for a five-yard gain at Delaware ... Had three carries for six yards in the victory over Richmond ... Ran once for four yards in the victory over Hofstra.

    As A Redshirt Freshman In 2002: Game-By-Game Statistics
    A backup wide receiver ... Also a key player on special teams ... Played in 12 games on the season, starting two times ... Saw action at wide receiver in six of his 12 appearances ... Totaled four tackles and a fumble recovery on kickoff coverage ... Threw a 49-yard touchdown pass to Adrian Zullo on a reverse in the victory at Rhode Island ... Also made a tackle and recovered a fumble on special teams at Rhode Island ... Made tackles on kickoff coverage against James Madison, New Hampshire and Hofstra.

    As A Freshman In 2001: Redshirted.

    UMass Lacrosse: Has played in 43 of UMass' 46 games as a defensive midfielder over the last three seasons ... Helped the Minutemen to a pair of NCAA quarterfinal appearances in 2002 and 2003 ... Totaled 13 ground balls in 2002, 18 ground balls in 2003 and 10 ground balls in 2004.

    Before UMass: Three-year starter at quarterback for coach Richard Magdon at Fairfield (Conn.) College Prep School ... Completed 48 of 81 passes for 1,011 yards and 11 touchdowns as a senior, while also rushing for 410 yards and five scores, and earning team MVP honors ... Threw for over 3,000 yards and ran for over 1,200 yards during his high school career, while passing for 27 touchdowns and rushing for 13 more ... A three-time All-SCC Quinnipiac selection ... Earned All-Area honors from the New Haven Register as a junior ... Also a member of the lacrosse and basketball teams at Fairfield Prep ... Recorded 47 goals and 31 assists in high school lacrosse career, while leading team to the state championship game as a senior.

    Personal: Gregory Michael Scott ... Born March 2, 1983, in Greenwich, Conn. ... Son of Kevin and Valerie Scott ... Has one sister, Nicole ... Majoring in Sociology.

    CAREER STATISTICS (Defense) Year GP UT AT TT Sacks TFL Int PBU 2002 12/2 3 1 4 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 2003 8/3 2 0 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 2004 11/2 24 5 29 1-12 4-16 0-0 2 2005 10/0 7 5 12 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 Totals 41/7 36 11 47 1-12 4-16 0-0 2

    CAREER HIGHS Tackles: 5 vs. Colgate (9/11/04) & at Rhode Island (10/23/04) Sacks: 1 at James Madison (10/9/04) Fumble Recovery: 1 at Colgate (9/10/05)

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