NMSU Football BIO
9 Jason Scott

2008 (Junior): Scott started all 12 games for the Aggies at the linebacker position.  He recorded 84 tackles last season, which ranked third on the team and eighth in the WAC.  He also posted nine tackles-for-a-loss of 29 yards and two quarterback sacks for nine yards.  During the first outing of the season at Nebraska (9/13), Scott supplied the team with 10 tackles and two tackles-for-a-loss of five yards.  Two weeks later, Scott posted a season-high 14 tackles against New Mexico (9/27) and tallied one pass breakup.  Scott’s two sacks on the year were against Alcorn State (10/4) and Hawai’i (11/8).  In NM State’s final home game versus Louisiana Tech (11/22), Scott posted his third double-digit tackle performance of the season with 10 tackles.


Pasadena Community College: Scott was Pasadena Community College’s top linebacker during the 2006 and 2007 seasons. In 2007, He led the team with 88 tackles, 57 of those tackles being solo efforts. He also recorded seven sacks, 11 tackles-for-a-loss, four interceptions, five pass break-ups and a blocked kick. He earned first team All-Mission Conference in 2007. In 2006, he tallied 74 tackles as a freshman while grabbing eight tackles-for-a-loss, four sacks, a pass break-up and a fumble recovery.


High School: Scott played fullback and linebacker for Ayala High School. He was a first team all-league selection in 2004 and 2005. He was also named the team’s defensive most valuable player in 2004 and 2005. In 2005, Scott recorded 120 tackles, four interceptions and a sack. As a fullback, he had eight carries for 100 yards.


Personal: Scott is the son of Dr. Terry Sr. and Vera Scott. He plans to major in psychology.


Position: Linebacker
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 201
Year: Senior
City/State: Chino Hills, Calif.
High School: Pasadena JC
Experience: Transfer

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