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Brian Scott
Brian Scott

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Darlington, SC

High School:
Darlington

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 214

Position:
Wide Receiver

Major:
Retailing


2001 - Leading receiver on the team with 40 receptions for 647 yards and four touchdowns ? Had five catches for 58 yards in the opener vs. Boise State ? Snatched the game-winning 16-yard TD pass against Georgia, grabbing the ball away from a Georgia defensive back with 1:22 remaining ? Hauled in a 43-yard TD pass from Phil Petty in the Alabama game ? Had three receptions for 65 yards vs. the Tide ? Had a 23-yard TD catch from Petty in the win over Kentucky ? Was one of the few bright spots for USC in the loss at Arkansas, as he had five receptions for 112 yards ? Had six catches for 143 yards (second highest output of his career) and one TD vs. Vanderbilt ? Led the team with 91 receiving yards against Wofford ? Had a game-high six catches for 73 yards in the win over Clemson ? Enters the bowl game with 86 career receptions for 1,423 yards and six touchdowns ? His 86 career receptions rank 13th on the school?s all-time list, while his receiving yardage total ranks 11th all-time ... Chosen one of team?s co-captains.

2000 - Third-leading receiver on the team with 35 receptions for 560 yards and two touchdowns ... His 16.0 yards per catch average was second highest on the team ... Had a career performance at Kentucky, with eight catches for 157 yards and one TD (44-yarder) ... Had five catches for 62 yards vs. Alabama ... Tallied four receptions for 86 yards and one TD vs. Arkansas ... Had a season-long 55-yard reception against Mississippi State ... In the game with Tennessee, he had six catches for 51 yards ... Blocked a punt against Florida that was picked up by Carlos Spikes and returned for a touchdown, staking USC to an early 14-3 lead over the Gators ... Three receptions for 46 yards vs. Clemson ... Three catches for 40 yards in the Outback Bowl, including a long gain for 27 yards ... Received a winner's certificate for his outstanding performance during the season.

1999 - Reserve wide receiver who played in nine games with one start vs. Clemson. Had nine receptions for 188 yards (20.9 yards per reception) ... Had a season-long 41 yard reception vs. Clemson ... Also had a 32-yard reception vs. Kentucky and a 27-yard catch against Florida ... Had three catches for 59 yards against Clemson ... Late in the first half against Florida, he caught what appeared to be a touchdown pass from Phil Petty that would have tied the game at 10, but the play was nullified by an illegal block penalty on the Gamecocks ... Walked on the Gamecock men's basketball squad in December and spent the rest of the season as a reserve player. ... In the Spring Game, he led all receivers with five catches for 61 yards.

1998 - As a special teams member and reserve wide receiver, he played in all but one game last year ... Caught two passes for 28 yards... Had one reception for nine yards vs. Georgia and one catch for 19 yards vs. Florida.

1997 - Sat out season to fulfill academic requirements.

High School - A Super Prep All-American ... Rated as the No. 5 wide receiver in the nation in 1997 by Super Prep ... Rated the No. 1 prospect in South Carolina by The State newspaper ... Rated the No. 2 prospect in the state by Super Prep ... National Top 100 All-American, rated the No. 24 prospect in the nation ... Rated the No. 2 wide receiver in the ACC Region by PrepStar ... Border Wars All-American ... As a senior, had 76 receptions for 1,235 yards and 15 touchdowns ... As a junior, recorded 78 receptions for 1,137 yards and 12 touchdowns ... For his career, caught a state-record 226 passes for 3,074 yards and 35 touchdowns ...USA Today's Player of the Year in South Carolina and honorable mention All-American ... The Football News rated him the No. 1 prospect in the state ... A member of the ACC Super 26 Team by PrepStar ... Has a 37-inch vertical jump.

Personal - Born April 21, 1979 ... Majoring in Retailing.

B. SCOTT'S CAREER STATISTICS
Receiving
Year No. Yds. Avg. TD Long
1998 2 28 14.0 0 19
1999 9 188 20.9 0 41
2000 35 560 16.0 2 55
2001 40 647 16.2 4 43
Totals 86 1423 16.5 6 55