8 Jay Scott
Jay Scott

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Strake Jesuit

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 210

Position:
DB

Experience:
SR-3L


Senior (2013): Played and started in all 12 games...Fourth on the team with 63 tackles, including 34 solo...Eighth on the team in tackles for loss with 4 TFLs for 12 yards...Second on the team with 9 passes defended on 7 pass breakups and a career-high 2 interceptions...Picked off both of his interceptions in 2013 at USF, where he also recorded a pass breakup....Had 8 or more tackles in three games (Texas Tech, Temple and at Cincinnati). AWARDS: College Football Performance Awards Honorable Mention (at USF).

Junior (2012): Played in all 13 games, making 12 starts... Ranked fourth on the team in tackles with 76, including two for loss... Notched an interception and a fumble recovery against SFA... Had 10 PBUs in 2012... Recorded a career-high 10 tackles in the win at UTEP... Had a team-high and career-high tying 10 tackles against UCF... Made nine stops at Baylor... Part of an SMU defense that posted two shutouts, tied an NCAA season record for pick-sixes, and tied for third in the country in total takeaways and second in fumble recoveries for TDs.

Sophomore (2011): Saw action in 12 games making two starts... Had 21 tackles on the season... Posted a career-high six tackles and recovered a fumble against Northwestern State.

Freshman (2010): Saw action in nine games... Tallied two tackles on the season.

2009: Redshirted... Named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

Prep: A three-star Rivals.com and Scout.com prospect... Ranked as the No. 75 safety in the nation by Rivals... Played quarterback as a senior, leading his team to the District 18-5A championship... Named District Offensive MVP and first-team all-district.