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Matt Scott
QB #8
Height:
6-2
Weight:
210
College:
Arizona
Hometown:
Corona, Calif.
Experience:
1

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Bio

      First-year player joins Bengals QB mix after spending his rookie season on Jacksonville’s practice squad ... Signed with Jacksonville in May 2013 as a college free agent.
      First-year player joins Bengals QB mix after spending his rookie season on Jacksonville’s practice squad ... Signed with Jacksonville in May 2013 as a college free agent.

    Career transactions: Signed with Jacksonville as college free agent on 5-3-13 ... Waived by Jaguars on 8-31-13 ... Signed to Jaguars practice squad on 9-2-13 ... Signed to Jaguars’ roster on 12-30-13 ... Waived by Jaguars on 5-15-14 ... Acquired on waivers by Cincinnati on 5-16-14.

    2013: Played in all four Jacksonville preseason games, passing 18-of-40 for 170 yards, with no TDs and one INT ... Waived in final preseason cuts and spent the full regular season on Jaguars practice squad.

    College: Played four seasons at Arizona (2008-10 and ’12), with a medical redshirt year in ’11 ... Played 34 games with 17 starts and was named second-team All-Pac 12 as a senior, posting six 300-yard passing games ... Threw nearly twice as many TDs (27) as INTs (14) as a senior, totaling 3620 yards with 60.3 completion percentage (301-499) ... Set school career record for passing yards per completion (11.9) ... Closed his career by passing for 382 yards in 49-48 win over Nevada in New Mexico Bowl ... His 1138 career rushing yards were second-most by a Wildcats QB.

    Personal: Hometown is Corona, Calif. ... Attended Centennial High School, where as a senior he passed for 2479 yards with 19 TDs and rushed for 1099 and 13 scores ... Human development major at Arizona.

    NOTE ABOUT NFL EXPERIENCE: Scott did not earn an accrued year of experience toward NFL free agency in 2013 because he was not on a 53-player roster, a Reserve/Injured list or a Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform list for the required minimum of six games that season.

Recent Articles

  • Camp report: tight battle

    Posted Aug 3, 2015

    Ever since the Bengals gathered in the spring there has been a buzz about their intriguing class of rookie tight ends. They're still buzzing after the full pads came out Monday...It looks like Michael Johnson will miss "a few" weeks...Check out Player of the Day...

  • Kirkpatrick wants more than a job

    Posted Aug 3, 2015

    Cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick, one of the more gregarious Bengals, has been running first team with the chatty Adam Jones in the first three noisy practices of this training camp on a very energetic corner. But he wants a lot more than that. Like a Captain’s jersey.

  • Camp report: Lewis believes Mike Johnson's knee injury not major; Oklahoma Drill scratched again

    Posted Aug 2, 2015

    It looks like the Bengals dodged disaster Sunday when Michael Johnson hurt his knee...The defense had its way when they donned shoulder pads and the offense looks for pay back in a 3 p.m. Monday practice in full pads.

  • Bengals 'pad' their offense

    Posted Aug 2, 2015

    Now with the tackles in the best shape of their careers, all five offensive line starters intact, Jitterbug Giovani Bernard healthy, and Jeremy Hill vowing to become a leader in the Andrew Whitworth mold, the Bengals have the ability to smash their way back to a fifth straight playoff berth as the pads came on for the first time Sunday.

Recent Videos

  • TC '14: Matt Scott

    Posted Aug 9, 2014

    Matt Scott speaks in the locker room on Saturday after his memorable play in the first preseason game.

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