Chuck Scott Tight End 1983 First Team All-American The Sporting News
Early in his career, Scott struggled to make an impact at flanker. He just needed to switch positions.
In 1983, Scott blossomed after moving to tight end. Scott hauled in 70 receptions and nine touchdowns to tie the existing NCAA record for catches by a tight end. He was named First Team All-America by The Sporting News.
Scott followed up that performance by achieving 54 receptions and eight TD catches in ’84.
As a sophomore in 1982, Scott contributed 21 receptions in the Commodores’ Hall of Fame Bowl campaign.
A two-time Academic All-SEC selection, Scott ranks among the team leaders in several career receiving records. His 20 career touchdown receptions remains the second most in school history. Scott also ranks sixth all-time with 145 catches and fifth with 2,219 receiving yards.
Scott played three seasons in the NFL – with the Rams in 1985 and 1986, and Dallas in 1987.