- Deric Scott
Deric  Scott


Atlanta, Ga.

High School:
Carver HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 285

Defensive Tackle


After seeing limited action on defensive front as a true freshman in 2010, Scott saw additional playing time last fall ... will contend for increased playing time in 2012 ... listed at co-No. 2 DT coming out of spring practice.

2011: Saw action in all 12 games and started first two contests of the season (vs. Florida and Tulane) ... finished year with 17 total tackles.

2010: Appeared in five games (SMU, Troy, Mississippi State, Marshall and Memphis) ... registered a pair of tackles during season.

High School: Attended Carver High School in Atlanta ... another defensive line prospect from Atlanta City Schools, Scott was a standout player for coach Darren Myles ... named a first-team defensive tackle for Atlanta Public Schools All-City Team ... also participated in track and field.

Personal: Born Sept. 3, 1991 at Atlanta, Ga. ... son of Tammy and Deric Scott ... major is liberal arts.