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LaVaar Scott

position

Defensive End

Height

6-3

Weight

253 lbs.

Class

Junior

Hometown

Sebring, Fla.

High School

Sebring HS

LaVaar Scott
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Class:
Senior
Hometown:
Sebring, Fla.
High School:
Sebring
Height / Weight:
6-3 / 253
Position:
Defensive Line

SCOTT’S CAREER BESTS:

  • Total Tackles – 4 (at Rutgers, 2000)
  • Solo – 3 (vs. McNeese State, 2000)
  • Assists – 3 (at Rutgers, 2000)

Yet another athletic lineman who has been featured in Miami’s deep rotation in the defensive line…played in eight games this season…made 10 tackles (seven unassisted) and posted four quarterback hurries…made one tackle for a loss…had a season-high three stops against Syracuse…made two tackles against both Penn State and West Virginia.

SCOTT'S 2001 GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS                       |---------TACKLES---------|  |-SACKS-||-FUMBLE-|            Pass BlkdOpponent               Solo  Ast  Total    TFL-Yds    No-Yds  FF FR-Yds Int-Yds QBH Def Kickat Penn State..........   0    2      2      1-1       0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0Rutgers................   1    0      1      0-0       0-0     0  0-0     0-0     1   0    0at Pittsburgh..........   0    0      0      0-0       0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0Troy State.............   1    0      1      0-0       0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0at Florida State.......   0    0      0      0-0       0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0West Virginia..........   2    0      2      0-0       0-0     0  0-0     0-0     2   0    0Syracuse...............   2    1      3      0-0       0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0Washington.............   1    0      1      0-0       0-0     0  0-0     0-0     1   0    0TOTAL..................   7    3     10      1-1       0-0     0  0-0     0-0     4   0    0

1999 (FRESHMAN): Appeared in seven games as a reserve…totaled seven tackles, two solo, and recovered one fumble…recorded two tackles and recovered a fumble in his collegiate debut against Florida A&M…had a solo tackle at East Carolina…totaled two tackles, one solo, at Pittsburgh…had one tackle against Rutgers…recorded a stop against Syracuse.

1998 (REDSHIRT): One of 15 members of the 1998 recruiting class to redshirt.

HIGH SCHOOL: Sebring…played five different positions on offense and defense as a senior, most notably at outside linebacker…rated as one the state’s top linebacker prospects…named to the National Recruiting Advisor’s All-Region team…rated as the state’s top linebacker by Tampa Tribune…Florida Class 4A All-State first-team selection…two-time Highlands County Player of the Year…enjoyed a dominating senior campaign registering 128 total tackles, 85 solo, 23 tackles for loss, 10 sacks, eight fumbles caused and six fumble recoveries at defensive end and linebacker…as a fullback, wide receiver and tight end, rushed for 94 yards on 23 carries with one touchdown and caught nine passes for 98 yards…career defensive totals include 197 solo tackles, 113 assists and 31 sacks…was an All-State second-team selection as a junior…following junior season, named to the Orlando Sentinel’s Top 100 recruits and was a PrepStar All-Area team selection…played in the Florida Shrine Bowl returning a blocked punt 39 yards for a touchdown in a 25-16 win…also lettered in baseball and basketball…as a pitcher, was a three-year lettermen and threw a no-hitter as a sophomore…was the basketball team’s leading rebounder for two straight seasons, while averaging 13 points per game…was the first player to play an entire game on both sides of the ball in six seasons…coached by Roy T. Allen.

PERSONAL: Born 1/2/79…criminology major…full name is LaVaar Julius Scott…chose Miami over Florida State, Florida, Clemson and South Carolina…son of Ernestine Stone.

SCOTT’S CAREER STATISTICS

Year G-GS TTck Solo Asst TFL QBH Sk-Yds FF FR
2000 10-0 12 8 4 2-2 0 0-0 0 0
1999 7-0 7 2 5 0-0 0 0-0 0 1
Totals 17-0 19 10 9 2-2 0 0-0 0 1