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Matt Scott
QB #8
Height:
6-2
Weight:
210
College:
Arizona
Hometown:
Corona, Calif.
Experience:
1

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Bio

      First-year player joins Bengals QB mix after spending his rookie season on Jacksonville’s practice squad ... Signed with Jacksonville in May 2013 as a college free agent.
      First-year player joins Bengals QB mix after spending his rookie season on Jacksonville’s practice squad ... Signed with Jacksonville in May 2013 as a college free agent.

    Career transactions: Signed with Jacksonville as college free agent on 5-3-13 ... Waived by Jaguars on 8-31-13 ... Signed to Jaguars practice squad on 9-2-13 ... Signed to Jaguars’ roster on 12-30-13 ... Waived by Jaguars on 5-15-14 ... Acquired on waivers by Cincinnati on 5-16-14.

    2013: Played in all four Jacksonville preseason games, passing 18-of-40 for 170 yards, with no TDs and one INT ... Waived in final preseason cuts and spent the full regular season on Jaguars practice squad.

    College: Played four seasons at Arizona (2008-10 and ’12), with a medical redshirt year in ’11 ... Played 34 games with 17 starts and was named second-team All-Pac 12 as a senior, posting six 300-yard passing games ... Threw nearly twice as many TDs (27) as INTs (14) as a senior, totaling 3620 yards with 60.3 completion percentage (301-499) ... Set school career record for passing yards per completion (11.9) ... Closed his career by passing for 382 yards in 49-48 win over Nevada in New Mexico Bowl ... His 1138 career rushing yards were second-most by a Wildcats QB.

    Personal: Hometown is Corona, Calif. ... Attended Centennial High School, where as a senior he passed for 2479 yards with 19 TDs and rushed for 1099 and 13 scores ... Human development major at Arizona.

    NOTE ABOUT NFL EXPERIENCE: Scott did not earn an accrued year of experience toward NFL free agency in 2013 because he was not on a 53-player roster, a Reserve/Injured list or a Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform list for the required minimum of six games that season.

Recent Articles

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    Posted Mar 26, 2015

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    Posted Mar 25, 2015

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Recent Videos

  • TC '14: Matt Scott

    Posted Aug 9, 2014

    Matt Scott speaks in the locker room on Saturday after his memorable play in the first preseason game.

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