Tom Scott (Canadian football)

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Tom Scott
Born: (1951-11-19) November 19, 1951 (age 69)
Oakland, California
Career information
StatusRetired
CFL status American
Position(s) SB
Height5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight180 lb (82 kg)
College Washington
High school Junípero Serra
(San Mateo, California)
NFL draft 1973 / Round: 12 / Pick: 304
Drafted by Detroit Lions
Career history
As player
19741977 Winnipeg Blue Bombers
19781983 Edmonton Eskimos
1984 Calgary Stampeders
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star 1977, 1978, 1980, 1982, 1983
CFL West All-Star 1974, 1977, 1978, 1980, 1982, 1983
Awards1974 - Jackie Parker Trophy
1982 - Jeff Nicklin Memorial Trophy
Honors1993 - Edmonton Eskimos Wall of Honour
Career stats

Tom Scott (born November 19, 1951) is a former Canadian Football League receiver for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Edmonton Eskimos and Calgary Stampeders. [1] He was drafted in the 1973 NFL Draft by the Detroit Lions. In an 11-year professional career from 1974–1984, he caught 649 passes for 10,837 yards and 88 touchdowns. Scott was a part of five Grey Cup winning teams with the Eskimos. [2] He is a member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame, where he was inducted in 1998. [1]

Born and raised in northern California, Scott played college football at the University of Washington in Seattle, alongside quarterback Sonny Sixkiller. [2]

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References

  1. 1 2 "Tom Scott". Canadian Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved December 29, 2010.
  2. 1 2 Former Washington Standout to be inducted this fall. Archived 2012-03-20 at the Wayback Machine .RetrievedDecember 29, 2010.