| Bo Scaife
6-3 · 250
Denver, Colo. (Mullen Prep)
An exciting and explosive sixth-year tight end who missed the 2000 and 2002 seasons and 2003 spring campaign with a knee injury and was granted eligibility for the 2004 season ... a versatile receiver with great hands and the speed and athletic ability to stretch the field ... "is a guy that can cause matchup nightmares for a defense," offensive coordinator Greg Davis said ... a 2004 John Mackey Award candidate ... his 75 career catches for 997 yards are third and fourth, respectively, on the UT all-time tight end lists ... caught a pass in his last 33 of 38 games ... played in all 12 games and started seven in 2004 ... caught 26 passes for 348 yards and two TDs ... entered 2004 with a streak of 11 straight games with a reception and added five games this season for a 16-game reception streak that was snapped against Missouri ... tabbed a 2004 preseason honorable mention All-American by Street & Smith's ... named honorable mention All-Big 12 by The Associated Press in 2003 ... caught 16 passes for 205 yards and two TDs in 2003 ... missed the 2002 season after suffering a preseason right knee injury ... battled back from a pair of knee injuries to have a tremendous sophomore season in '01... played in all 13 games that season ... started the final nine contests and 11 overall ... his 30 receptions for 396 yards in 2001 ranked in a tie for third and fifth, respectively, on UT's single-season tight end charts ... posted career-bests with seven catches for 84 yards and a TD in the 2001 Holiday Bowl ... earned honorable mention All-Big 12 honors in '01 ... missed the entire 2000 season after suffering a season-ending knee injury in his left knee during the first preseason practice ... was coming off a tremendous spring season that saw him enter the fall as the projected starter ... didn't hit stride until late in the 1999 season after spending the spring prior to his true freshman year recovering from knee surgery on his right knee ... a prep Parade All-American who was limited through much of the '99 preseason as he continued to work the knee back into shape ... did not remove his redshirt until the sixth game of the 1999 season.
A John Mackey Award candidate ... played in all 12 games and started seven ... caught 26 passes for 348 yards and two TDs ... entered 2004 with a streak of 11 straight games with a reception and added five games this season for a 16-game reception streak that was snapped against Missouri ... also a key blocker in an offense that ranked second in the nation in rushing (299.2 ypg), seventh in total offense (464.4 ypg) and 12th in scoring (35.3 ppg) ... Texas' 3,590 rushing yards this season is the sixth-highest total in school history ... UT registered six 300-yard rushing games, the most since 1977 ... caught two passes for 16 yards against North Texas ... made one reception for 15 yards at Arkansas ... had two catches for 31 yards, including a 21-yarder and a 10-yard TD versus Rice ... caught three passes for 34 yards and recovered a fumble in the end zone for a TD against Baylor ... made three receptions for 29 yards at Texas Tech ... had five catches for 70 yards and a TD versus No. 19 Oklahoma State ... the five-yard TD reception came with three seconds left in the first half and began a 49-0 run by the Longhorns, who trailed 35-7 and came back for a 56-35 win ... caught two passes for 41 yards, including a 25-yard reception at Kansas ... closed the regular season with two receptions for 38 yards versus No. 22 Texas A&M... had five receptions for a total of 68 yards in the 38-37 Rose Bowl victory against Michigan.
MEDICAL REDSHIRT JUNIOR (2003)
Appeared in all 13 games ... tabbed honorable mention All-Big 12 by The Associated Press ... earned UT's Frank Medina Rehabilitation Award ... shared UT's Outstanding Tight End honors ... totaled 16 receptions, 205 receiving yards and two touchdowns ... caught at least one pass in 12 of 13 games, including the last 11 ... helped Texas rank sixth nationally in scoring (41.0 ppg) and 20th in total offense (439.2 ypg) ... UT set school records for both points (533) and total yards (5,709) on the year ... registered two receptions for 45 yards, including a career-long 39 yarder, in UT's season opener against New Mexico State ... tallied 24 yards on two receptions and notched a TD against Tulane ... hauled in two receptions for 16 yards against No. 1 Oklahoma ... had two catches for 22 yards and a TD versus Texas Tech ... obtained a medical reshirt for 2002 due to a right knee injury.
REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE (2001)
Played in all 13 games, including the Holiday Bowl, with 11 starts ... started the last nine games ... an honorable mention All-Big 12 selection ... named UTs Outstanding Tight End ... caught 30 passes for 396 yards ... those marks ranked in a third-place tie and fifth, respectively, on UT's single-season tight ends lists ... had at least one reception in 11 of 13 games ... ranked among the top 15 nationally in receptions and receiving yards by a tight end ... also had one TD reception ... recorded 10 catches of 20 or more yards, including a season-long 30-yarder at Houston and against No. 21 Washington in the Holiday Bowl ... set career highs for receptions (seven) and receiving yards (84) in the Holiday Bowl ... added a four-yard TD catch in the fourth quarter of that game ... caught five passes at Missouri (for 73 yards), against Texas Tech (for 64 yards) and at Houston (for 59 yards) ... posted a three-yard TD reception at Houston ... registered four receptions for 48 yards against No. 3 Oklahoma ... recorded three catches for 49 yards against Kansas ... added three receptions for 40 yards at Texas A&M and was named UT's Darrell K Royal Offensive Player of the Week ... redshirted in 2000 due to a torn ACL sustained in his left knee during the first day of preseason workouts.
Served as a backup tight end ... played in eight of 14 games, including the Cotton Bowl ... played in eight of the last nine contests ... caught two passes for 38 yards in the Cotton Bowl against Arkansas ... saw the first action of his collegiate career in the sixth game (against No. 13 Kansas State) ... posted three receptions for 48 yards during the season ... caught his first career pass for 16 yards at Iowa State ... followed that up with a pair of receptions for 32 yards at Oklahoma State, including an impressive 20-yard grab on the Longhorns' second touchdown drive.
Coached by Mike McCall at Mullen Prep ... a 1998 Parade All-American ... earned 1998 second-team All-USA honors at tight end by USA Today ... Gatorade Circle of Champions 1998 Colorado Player of the Year ... 1998 Rocky Mountain News Colorado Offensive Player of the Year ... two-time first-team Colorado 5A all-state (Denver Post) selection ... recorded 109 receptions for 2,136 yards and 24 TDs during his last two seasons ... led his team to a 33-5 record in three years as a starter ... caught 62 passes for 1,400 yards and 19 TDs in leading his team to the Colorado 5A state title as a senior ... also rushed for 250 yards and one TD on 20 carries as a prep senior ... caught five passes for 107 yards and two TDs and rushed seven times for 154 yards and a TD in the 1998 state semifinals ... had 47 receptions for 736 yards and five TDs as a junior ... had kickoff return touchdowns of 98, 97, 89 and 72 yards during his career ... also was a standout on the baseball team.
Born 1/6/81 in Denver ... full name is Oliver Edward Scaife III but goes by "Bo" ... a youth and community studies major ... an honor roll student as a prepster.
Year G/GS Rec Yds YPR TD Long
2004 12/7 26 348 13.4 2 30/A&M
2003 13/0 16 205 12.8 2 39/NMSU
2002 Medical Redshirt
2001 12/10 30 396 13.2 1 30/UH
2000 Medical Redshirt
1999 7/0 3 48 16.0 0 20/OSU
Career 44/17 75 997 13.3 5 39/NMSU
Receptions: 7 (for 84 yards) vs. Washington (So.)*
Receiving yards: 84 (on seven receptions) vs. Washington (So.)*
Receiving TDs: 1, five times