Jake Scott
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Scott in November 2008
No. 73, 64
Personal information
Born: (1981-04-16) April 16, 1981 (age 41)
Lewiston, Idaho
Height:6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight:295 lb (134 kg)
Career information
High school:Lewiston (ID)
NFL Draft:2004 / Round: 5 / Pick: 141
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played:131
Games started:128
Fumble recoveries:3
Player stats at NFL.com

Jake Ross Scott (born April 16, 1981) is a former American football offensive guard. Scott played college football at Idaho, where he walked-on and became a four-year starter, and was selected by the Indianapolis Colts in the fifth round of the 2004 NFL Draft. With the Colts, Scott won Super Bowl XLI over the Chicago Bears. He also played for the Tennessee Titans and Philadelphia Eagles, and was a member of the Detroit Lions before his retirement.

Early years

Born and raised in Lewiston, Idaho, Scott graduated from Lewiston High in 1999. He played on the offensive line all four years for the Bengals and threw the discus and shot put on the track team.

College career

He played college football at the University of Idaho, where he walked-on and redshirted his first year. He was a four-year starter for the Vandals (2000–03), starting in 46 games at weak-side tackle for head coach Tom Cable. Scott earned a bachelor's degree in civil engineering in 2003.

Professional career

Indianapolis Colts

In the 2004 NFL Draft, Scott was taken in the 5th round with the 141st selection. He started nine games in his rookie year and was selected for the 2004 Football Digest All-Rookie Team. Scott started all 16 games in 2005 and 2006, including the post-season and Super Bowl XLI, a victory over the Chicago Bears in February 2007.[1]

Tennessee Titans

Following four seasons with the Colts, he signed a four-year deal with the Tennessee Titans on March 10, 2008, worth approximately $5 million per season.[2]

Philadelphia Eagles

On November 12, 2012, the Eagles signed Scott and released Julian Vandervelde.[3]

Detroit Lions

Scott signed with the Detroit Lions on June 4, 2013. He was cut on August 31, 2013, as part of the final round of cuts before the 2013 season.[4]


  1. ^ idaho.scout.com Archived 2011-09-30 at the Wayback Machine - "Super Bowl Ring for Jake Scott" - 2007-02-05 - accessed 2011-08-10
  2. ^ ESPN.com - Titans agree to four-year deal with Scott - 2008-03-10 - accessed 2011-08-10
  3. ^ "Eagles sign Jake Scott, release Vandervel". csnphilly.com. November 12, 2012. Archived from the original on January 21, 2013.
  4. ^ "Steven Miller, Jake Scott cut by Detroit Lions after missing out on starting jobs". 31 August 2013.