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34  Nate Scott
Nate Scott

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Stockton, Calif.

High School:
College of the Siskiyous

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 193

Position:
Running Back


UW This Season: Nate Scott is looking forward to an outstanding senior season in 2001. He was very impressive in spring drills, despite suffering with a hamstring strain. While sharing time with Derek Armah a year ago, Scott ran for 645 yards. He has explosive speed and possesses both outstanding running ability and the ability to catch the ball coming out of the backfield. 2000: Scott led the Cowboys in rushing with 645 yards. He also led the team in rushing average, carrying for an average of 5.9 yards every time he touched the ball. He set a new school and Mountain West Conference record for the longest run from scrimmage, taking the ball 95 yards for a touchdown against Central Michigan. He was named MWC Player of the Week for his performance against Central Michigan as he rushed for 192 yards on 20 carries and scored two touchdowns. Scott also caught 14 passes for 113 yards and one touchdown. He also returned seven kickoffs for 200 yards and a team high 28.6 average per return. His 958 yards of total offense led the, as did his 95. 8 yards of total offense per game. Scott was forced to miss one game duen to injury in 2000 -- versus Utah with a strained knee. HIs best conference game came against Colorado State, carrying the ball 16 times for 92 yards. He also rushed for 81 yards against UNLV on 13 carries with one TD. He ended his first season of competition at the NCAA Division I level ranked No. 6 in the MWC in rushing, averaging 64.5 yards per game. His 95.8 all-purpose average per game also ranked No. 6 in the league. 1999: Redshirted. Junior College (1997 and `98): Scott played two seasons at College of the Siskiyous in California, where he was an All-Conference honoree as a running back in '98. A two-year starter in junior college, Scott rushed for 868 yards and six touchdowns on 136 carries as a sophomore. His freshman season, Scott rushed for 450 yards and two TDs on 111 carries. As a receiver, he caught eight passes for 90 yards as a sophomore, and had 12 catches for 54 yards as a freshman. He also returned kickoffs his freshman season -- eight for 175 yards. Runs a 4.5 40-yard dash. Scott was coached in junior college by Greg Gatlin. He was also recruited by Montana, San Jose State, San Diego State and Texas A&M coming out of junior college. High School: He attended Tokay High School in Lodi, Calif., earning most outstanding back honors, while leading his team to a conference championship in `96. Personal: Born Feb. 13, 1979, he is one of three children of Marsha Williams and Willie Scott. He is majoring in communications.

NATE SCOTT CAREER STATISTICS

			NET	AVG			AVG
YEAR	G	ATT	YARDS	ATT.	TDS	LONG	GAME
1999	Redshirted
2000	10	110	645	5.9	5	95	64.5

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