Player Bio

Jonathan Scott
T #79
Height:
6-6
Weight:
318
College:
Texas
Experience:
8
Offensive Line
YearTeamGGS
TOTAL 70 35
2014 ATL 0 0
2013 CHI 0 0
2012 CHI 12 7
2011 PIT 12 5
2010 PIT 16 9
2009 BUF 10 8
2008 BUF 0 0
2007 DET 7 2
2006 DET 13 4

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Biography

PRO CAREER: Has played in 70 games, starting 35 for the Detroit Lions (2006-07), Buffalo Bills (2009), Pittsburgh Steelers (2010-11) and Chicago Bears (2012).

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Drafted by the Detroit Lions in the 5th round (141st Overall) of the 2006 NFL draft… Cut by the Lions (8/31/08)… Signed by the Buffalo Bills (12/18/08)… Signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers (3/08/10)… Re-Signed by the Steelers (7/29/11)… Cut by Pittsburgh (7/19/12)… Signed by Detroit (7/24/12)… Cut by the Lions (8/30/12)… Signed 2-year contract with Chicago (9/10/12). SIGNED through 2013

PRO CAREER: Has played in 70 games, starting 35 for the Detroit Lions (2006-07), Buffalo Bills (2009), Pittsburgh Steelers (2010-11) and Chicago Bears (2012).

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Drafted by the Detroit Lions in the 5th round (141st Overall) of the 2006 NFL draft… Cut by the Lions (8/31/08)… Signed by the Buffalo Bills (12/18/08)… Signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers (3/08/10)… Re-Signed by the Steelers (7/29/11)… Cut by Pittsburgh (7/19/12)… Signed by Detroit (7/24/12)… Cut by the Lions (8/30/12)… Signed 2-year contract with Chicago (9/10/12). SIGNED through 2013

2012 SEASON: Started 7-of-12 games played for the Bears… Helped the Bears achieve over 100 yards rushing in 5 of his 7 starts and only allowed 1 sack. GAMES PLAYED-STARTED: 12-7

PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2011 - Appeared in 12 games, making 5 starts for the Pittsburgh Steelers. 2010 – Played in all 16 games with 9 starts for the Steelers. 2009 – Started 8-of-10 games for the Buffalo Bills. 2008 – Appeared in 7 games with 2 starts for the Detroit Lions. 2007 – Started 4 games as a rookie and played in 13 games.

COLLEGE: Emerged as the starting right tackle in 2002 at Texas as a redshirt freshman and began the 2003 season as the starting left tackle… Started 45-of-51 of the games he played in, including his final 43… In his senior season, he was a first-team All-American selection by the American Football Coaches association, the Associated Press, the Football Writers Association of America, The Sporting News and the Walter Camp Football Foundation and was an all-Big 12 Conference first-team pick… In 2005, he was a key part of a line that helped Texas rank first in the nation in scoring offense (50.2 ppg), second in rushing offense (274.9 ypg) and third in total offense (512.1 ypg) and cleared the way for Texas to set school single-season records in both points scored (652) and total yards (6,657)… Texas’ 652 points broke the 22-year old NCAA record of 624 points set by Nebraska in 1983 as Texas scored at least 40 points in 12-of-13 games, including a nationalleading and school-record 11 straight games… Texas’ 3,574 rushing yards in 2005 were the fourth-most in school history and he helped Texas produce 600 yards of total offense in a school-record three games… During his junior season, started every game at left offensive tackle and was a first-team All-American choice by The Nfl Draft report, earning second-team accolades from the Associated Press and Sports Illustrated and honorable mention from Pro Football Weekly… Was a consensus first-team all-Big 12 conference selection and member of the school’s athletic director’s academic Honor roll.

PERSONAL: Attended Carter (Dallas, TX) High school where he earned second-team all-USA honors from USA Today and was named first team class 5a all-state as a senior… Earned all-district accolades three times during his career… His father, Ray, was a defensive end/tight end at Prairie View A&M and was selected in the 9th round of the 1967 NFL Draft by the New York Jets as a defensive lineman.

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