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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

  • You never know on radio row

    Posted Feb 5, 2016

    Forget the downtown hotel bars or the Super Bowl Media Center work room or the teams’ headquarters. In the Communications Age when everyone is their own media entity, the center of it all is where all the microphones are and where people simply have to move from table to table to hit someone’s favorite sports talk show from Boston to Dubuque. You never know who'll see you on radio row.

  • Notes: Polian says Bengals had best team; Some advice for Hill; Two sides

    Posted Feb 4, 2016

    SAN FRANCISCO - One Hall-of-Fame evaluator said Thursday the NFL’s best team isn’t here at this Super Bowl.

  • Serving a slice of Cincy

    Posted Feb 4, 2016

    SAN FRANCISCO - This Super Bowl on Sunday (6:30 p.m.-Cincinnati’s Channel 12) is about grandfathers and big brothers and nephews and beating cancer and winning state titles and favorite Bengals and making the West Side and the East Side proud all around town.

  • Munoz still Super

    Posted Feb 2, 2016

    SAN FRANCISCO - They’re getting ready to play Super Bowl 50 about an hour down the road from here on Sunday and the greatest offensive lineman who ever lived is simply pleased to have played in two of them.

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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