| Jonathan Scott
6-7 · 315
Dallas, Texas (Carter)
Big, athletic five-year offensive lineman who is one of the nation's best tackles and a fourth-year starter ... has earned All-Big 12 honors each of his four years at UT ... combines the athletic ability to be an effective pass blocker with the size and strength to be an overpowering run blocker ... has tremendous footwork and combines that with an 82-inch wingspan (6-10) ... also is the backup deep snapper ... has played in 51 career games and started 45 ... started his final 43 contests, including all 13 games in 2005 ... tabbed first-team All-America by the American Football Coaches Association, The Associated Press, the Football Writers Association of America, The Sporting News and the Walter Camp Football Foundation in 2005 ... earned second-team All-America honors from The Associated Press and Sports Illustrated in 2004 ... earned honorable mention All-America honors from Pro Football Weekly ... also a consensus first-team All-Big 12 selection that year ... started all 12 games in 2004 ... allowed only one sack as a junior ... started all 13 games at left tackle and was tabbed third-team All-Big 12 as a sophomore ... played in all 13 games and started seven at right tackle in 2002 ... tabbed honorable mention All-Big 12 in 2002 ... earned a spot on The Sporting News' Big 12 All-Freshman team ... worked at left tackle during his redshirt season in '01 ... a six-time member of UT's Athletics Director's Academic Honor Roll ... graduated from UT in May 2005 with a bachelor's degree in radio/television/film ... drafted with the eighth pick in the fifth round (141st overall) by the Detroit Lions in the 2006 NFL Draft.
Started all 13 games at left tackle ... tabbed first-team All-America by the American Football Coaches Association, The Associated Press, the Football Writers Association of America, The Sporting News and the Walter Camp Football Foundation ... key part of a line that helped Texas rank first in the nation in scoring offense (50.2 ppg), second in rushing offense (274.9 ypg) and third in total offense (512.1 ypg) ... has cleared the way for Texas to set school single-season records in both points scored (652) and total yards (6,657) ... Texas' 652 points broke the 22- year old NCAA record of 624 points set by Nebraska in 1983 ... UT's 50.2 points per game average marked only the fifth time in NCAA history that a team finished the year averaging over 50 points per game ... Texas was the first team since Nebraska in 1995 to score 50 points and post 500 yards per game in a season ... helped Texas score at least 40 points in 12 of 13 games, including a national-leading and schoolrecord 11 straight games ... Texas' 3,574 rushing yards were the fourth-most in school history ... UT's six 300-yard games matched its total last season, which was the most since 1977 ... helped Texas produce 600 yards of total offense in a schoolrecord three games ... opened the season by blocking for 591 total yards, including 418 rushing yards, against La.-Lafayette ... helped tally 382 total yards against No. 4 Ohio State's fourth-ranked defense, which is only giving up 275.3 yards per game ... cleared the way for 361 rushing yards en route to 483 total yards in a victory over Rice ... helped Texas clear 300-yards rushing for the second consecutive game with 349 on the way to 585 yards of total offense at Missouri ... allowed Texas' offense to produce a balanced 241 yards passing and 203 yards rushing (444 total yards) against a fifth-ranked Oklahoma defense that is only allowing 91.2 yards rushing and 304.8 total yards per game ... Texas then followed with 482 total yards against No. 24 Colorado, which entered the game ranked 19th nationally (300.0 ypg) ... cleared the way for UT to post 444 yards of total offense and 52 points against a Texas Tech defense that is only giving up 328.2 yards and 19.4 points per game ... helped Texas post its first of three consecutive games of 600-plus yards with 606 total yards, including 367 rushing yards, at Oklahoma State ... followed with UT's fifth-best offensive output in gaining 645 yards, including 347 rushing yards, and posting 62 points against a Baylor defense that was only giving up 333.8 yards and 20.5 points per game ... it marked the first time Texas produced back-to-back 600- yard games ... Texas continued the streak with 617 yards, including 336 rushing yards, against Kansas' top-ranked rushing defense (64.1 ypg) ... the two-game total of 1,251 yards was the second-most in UT history ... blocked for 336 total yards in Texas' sixth-straight victory over Texas A&M ... helped produce a Big 12 Championship record 70 points in amassing 486 total yards and blocking for six rushing TDs ... paved the way for 289 yards rushing and 556 yards of total offense in Texas' 41-38 victory over USC for the National Championship.
Started all 12 games at left tackle ... earned second-team All-America honors from The Associated Press and Sports Illustrated in 2004 ... earned honorable mention All-America honors from Pro Football Weekly ... a consensus first-team All-Big 12 selection ... allowed just one sack on the year ... a key part of a line that cleared the way for Texas to rank 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 was the third-highest total in school history ... UT registered six 300-yard rushing games, the most since 1977 ... helped block for 673 yards of total offense (No. 3 on the UT all-time list), including 513 yards rushing (No. 7 on the UT all-time list), versus North Texas ... helped register 409 total yards with 259 of those on the ground at Arkansas ... helped clear the way for 525 total yards against Rice, including 339 on the ground ... helped produce another 507 yards versus Baylor with 303 rushing yards ... helped block for 154 rushing yards against a No. 2 Oklahoma defense that ranked sixth nationally against the run (77.0) ... the Longhorns rushed for 193 yards against a Missouri defense that was allowing just 98.0 rushing yards per game ... UT then rushed for 351 yards and five TDs at Texas Tech, as part of 493 total yards ... helped clear 300 yards rushing with 326 and pushed through four TDs on the ground at Colorado ... helped produce the 15th-best offensive performance in UT history with 600 total yards, including 322 on the ground, versus No. 19 Oklahoma State ... UT surpassed 250 yards in both categories, recording 289 yards in the air and 292 on the ground in totaling 581 yards, the ninth-best total in the Mack Brown era, at Kansas ... closed the regular season with 274 rushing yards as part of 405 total yards against No. 22 Texas A&M ... helped compile 444 total yards, including 264 rushing yards versus No. 13 Michigan in the Rose Bowl ... it was the sixth straight game of the season rushing for over 250 yards, marking the first time in school history that has been accomplished since 1973.
Started all 13 games at left tackle ... tabbed third-team All-Big 12 by the conference coaches... picked second-team All-Big 12 by the San Antonio Express-News and honorable mention All-Big 12 by The Associated Press ... shared UT's Most Improved Offensive Player honor ... key member of a line that paved the way for the nation's sixth-ranked scoring offense (41.0 ppg) and eighth-ranked rushing offense (232.5 ypg) ... helped open holes for UT's ninth-straight 1,000 yard rusher in junior Cedric Benson (1,360 yards) ... UT recorded four 300-yard rushing games and rushed for 3,023 yards in 2003, both were the most since 1977 ... UT's 41 rushing TDs were the fourth-most nationally ... Texas set school records for points (533) and total yards (5,709) on the year ... helped the offense gain 515 total yards at Rice, including 322 yards rushing ... repeated the 515 total yards of offense the next week against Tulane ... helped UT's offense post a season-high 578 yards at Iowa State ... helped the offense net 484 yards against No. 12 Nebraska and four rushing TDs ... helped the offense earn 502 yards against No. 21 Oklahoma State, including 298 rushing yards and five rushing TDs ... opened holes for Cedric Benson to rush for a career-high 283 yards (No. 4 on UT's single-game rushing list) and four TDs at Texas A&M.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2002)
Played in 12 games, including the Cotton Bowl, and started seven at right tackle ... started the final six games ... missed the Oklahoma contest due to injury ... an honorable mention All-Big 12 selection by The Associated Press ... also earned Freshman All-Big 12 honors from The Sporting News ... a key member of a UT offense that ranked 16th nationally in scoring offense (33.8 ppg) ... helped open holes for UT's eighth consecutive 1,000-yard rusher in sophomore Cedric Benson (1,293 yards) ... a two-time recipient of UT's Darrell K Royal Offensive Player of the Week Award (vs. No. 17 Iowa State, at North Carolina) ... helped the offense post 498 total yards (including a UT-record 419 passing) at Nebraska, 450 against Baylor, 437 at Texas Tech and 412 against Oklahoma State ... helped open holes for Benson's 199-yard game, as the offense tallied 386 total yards, against No. 17 Iowa State ... helped the offense net a season-high 569 yards at North Carolina ... helped the offense post 477 total yards and 39:43 in time of possession against Houston ... opened holes for Benson's back-to-back 100-yard rushing efforts at North Carolina (31-208) and against Houston (37-160) ... redshirted in 2001.
Coached by Bret Alexander at Carter High ... a three-year letterman who earned second- team All-USA honors from USA Today as an offensive lineman his senior year ... also served as the team's deep snapper ... tabbed first-team all-state (5A) after registering 81 pancake blocks for an offense that averaged better than 300 yards per game in 2000 ... did not allow a sack during the year ... earned first-team all-district honors as a sophomore and junior ... also lettered twice in basketball and track & field ... a regional qualifier in the shot put with a career-best toss of 48-7 as a junior.
Born 1/10/83 in Dallas ... graduated from UT in May 2005 with a bachelor's degree in radio/television/film ... produces his own music and has served as a DJ at a number of events ... full name is Jonathan Ray Scott ... father, Ray, played tight end at Prairie View A&M and for the New York Jets ... six-time member of UT's Athletics Director's Academic Honor Roll ... named to the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll in fall 2003 ... active in the Longhorns' community service program ... regular visitor with teammates at the Austin Children's Hospital ... has volunteered time at The Texas School for the Deaf Sports Day ... a member of the National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, Math Club and the Senior Advisory Board as a prepster ... lists building model cars, motorcycles and boats and playing video games among his hobbies ... also enjoys producing his own music in his spare time.