Scott has impressed the coaching staff this spring
Versatile running back who has been a key performer for the Cardinals during the last three seasons... big-play running back who averages 6.1 yards per carry... needs to show he can stay healthy for a full season.
Career Notes: Has rushed for 1,001 yards and 11 touchdowns... appeared in 32 games... has caught 32 passes for 364 yards out of the backfield... averaging 6.1 yards a carry.
2005: Third on the team in rushing with 523 yards and six touchdowns... averaged 4.9 yards per carry... also caught 18 passes for 196 yards... ran for a career-high 96 yards on 20 carries versus Syracuse... also caught four passes for 68 yards... returned to the lineup against Pittsburgh and carried 15 times for 58 yards and a touchdown... carried career-high 17 times for 55 yards and two scores against Rutgers... rushed 10 times for 47 yards against South Florida... carried six times for 53 yards against Oregon State... rushed for 76 yards on 12 carries against Kentucky.
2004: Appeared in 10 games... averaged 9.4 yards per rush... rushed 37 times for 347 yards and four touchdowns... carried six times for 86 yards and a touchdown versus Tulane... scored a career-high three touchdowns versus Cincinnati... added 71 yards on the ground... carried two times for 54 yards versus Houston... caught a touchdown pass versus Army.
2003: Appeared in 12 games ... rushed 18 times for 131 yards and one touchdown...averaged a team-best 7.3 yards a carry ... scored his first career touchdown in the regular-season finale against Cincinnati ... recorded a career-long 20-yard run versus TCU... caught one pass for 45 yards versus Army ... rushed five times for 60 yards against UTEP.
Rickards High School: Three-star prospect who was ranked as the nation's 10th-best all-purpose back by TheInsiders.com ... two-sport star who finished ninth at the state track meet in the 110 high hurdles as a junior ... tallied over 1,300 yards and 11 touchdowns as a senior, earning first team All-Big Bend Area honors ... was also named a Big Bend Area Super Six Senior and nominated for the Wendy's High School Heisman Award ... garnered running back MVP honors at the 2002 Tuscaloosa Nike Camp ... earned team MVP, first team All-District and Honorable Mention All-State honors during junior and senior campaigns ... played on both sides of the ball as a junior, notching 105 tackles, four sacks and two forced fumbles while also rushing for 947 yards and 10 touchdowns on 88 carries ... started at fullback as a sophomore, blocking for All-American running back Michael Fisher who ran for more than 2,000 yards and 30 scores... also logged 533 yards and eight scores on 30 carries as a sophomore ... selected to play in the CaliFlorida All-Star game ...four-time high school honor roll selection ... cousin of Mike Brown, strong safety for the Chicago Bears.
Personal Profile: Son of Gloria and Thomas Smith... born 12/15/84... Sports Administration major.