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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 16 hours ago

    The Bengals hold their first of nine voluntary practices Tuesday morning, which amounts to their first appearance on the field for the 2017 season. So we’ll volunteer that if defensive coordinator Paul Guenther has most of his spots locked up, he’ll experiment a bit with whom to play with whom and when with an eye to jacking up the pass rush. Welcome to Paulie G.’s spring lab with one of the experiments Auburn rookie Carl Lawson.

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    Posted May 21, 2017

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  • Classic Lewis keeps watering the kids

    Posted May 19, 2017

    The versatile, valuable Orchid Wang is the latest in a line of amazing Marvin Lewis scholars that are on display this weekend at his annual golf tournament as the Bengals head coach keeps watering the kids, the seeds of a community.

  • Roster superlatives

    Posted May 17, 2017

    With the Bengals prepping to open their first of three voluntary weeks of practice next Tuesday, we take a look at the roster superlatives.

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    Posted May 16, 2017

    Just like most everybody else on his new team, middle linebacker Kevin Minter has been on clubs that have had double-digit wins every year he’s played in the NFL. Except last season, when Arizona’s 7-8-1 turned out to be not that much different than Cincinnati’s 6-9-1. So he’s getting the same kind of vibe as he settles into an edgy Paul Brown Stadium locker room this spring.

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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