Listed as the backup to Tyler Lauback at right guard entering the season Also serves as the long snapper on field goals and extra points Could take over snapping duties on punts Made the transition from defensive end to offensive line during the spring of 1996 Has played in 18 career games, making two starts.
1998:The backup center for the Minutemen Also served as the long snapper on field goals and extra points Played in every game on the season Recorded one solo tackle on special teams at Hofstra.
1997:Saw action in three games at center, making two starts (against Hofstra and Boston University) Suffered a sprained right lower leg at Boston University and missed the season-finale against Connecticut Got the starting nod in those two games when Deyate Hagood suffered a sprained left ankle in the Delaware game.
1996:Did not see any game action.
1995:Redshirted. Before UMass: Played for Phil Ziglar at Boone High School Recorded 304 tackles, 26 sacks, 15 forced fumbles and eight fumble recoveries while blocking two punts during his scholastic career Posted 126 tackles with 14 sacks, nine forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries and blocked one punt as a senior First-team All-Metro (coaches) and All-County pick during his senior season Played in the Florida North-South All-Star Game as a senior Team captain and defensive MVP during his senior season Earned his high schools Athlete of the Year honor as a senior Four-year letterwinner in track and weightlifting Threw the shot put and discus for the track team Also earned one letter in wrestling Four-year student council representative.
Personal:Full name is Scott Edward Shearer, Jr. Son of Scott and Kathy Shearer Born June 7, 1976 in Hialeah, Fla. Attended the same high school as freshman offensive lineman Doug Donahue and former UMass quarterback Anthony Catterton Majoring in Sport Management.