83  Ryan Scott
Ryan Scott

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Jackson, Tenn.

High School:
Central-Merry HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 215

Position:
Wide Receiver

Birthdate:
03/14/1984

Experience:
4L


Career Summary: Lettered four years as a receiver and started 24 consecutive games in his last two seasons...Ended his career on a 13-game receiving streak which dated back to the 2005 Motor City Bowl...Registered an 82-yard TD reception on the very first play of the game against UAB in 2006...Ranks fourth all-time in receptions with 114, and seventh with 1,527 receiving yards...Completed three of his four career passes thrown for 94 yards and one touchdown...Lettered as a true freshman in 2003, playing in all 13 games...Caught his first collegiate touchdown pass on a nine-yard strike from Danny Wimprine against USF...Finished his freshman season with 15 catches for 119 yards and one TD...Played in all 12 games as a sophomore...Caught three passes over 50 yards in 2004, including a then-career high 68-yard reception against Southern Miss...Had touchdown grabs against Louisville and USM...Averaged 20.7 yards per catch...Was a starter in all 12 games in 2005...Called upon to be a play-maker in 2005 with the rapid depletion of the receiving corps due to injuries and personnel changes...Answered the call and was Memphis' leading receiver, hauling in 37 passes for 577 yards and three touchdowns...Was one of just three Tigers to catch multiple touchdown passes in `05...Ran his receiving streak to 16 games before being held without a catch by Marshall in the regular season finale...Registered his first career 100-yard receiving game after posting 104 yards and one TD on seven catches against UTEP...Had his first multiple TD game of his career in win over Houston...Completed his first career pass to QB Maurice Avery against UAB...Answered his receiving drought against Marshall with a 103-yard effort in the 2005 Motor City Bowl...Led Memphis in receiving in eight of the 12 games in 2005...Credited with two catches of 50-plus yards as a junior.

Honors: Selected third-team All-C-USA Media in 2006.

2006: One of three Tigers to catch a pass in each of the 12 games...Had a stellar performance against UAB with a season-high six catches and a career-high 120 yards receiving...Scored on the game's very first play from scrimmage in an 82-yard pass from Martin Hankins...Had a career-high eight receptions against UCF...Scored against Ole Miss, UAB and Marshall...Registered three or more receptions in 10 of the 12 games...Also completed passes against East Carolina and Arkansas State...Tossed his first career touchdown pass to Joseph Doss against Arkansas State...Honors: Selected third-team All-C-USA Media in 2006.

2005: Seasoned veteran wideout who was called upon to be a play-maker with the rapid depletion of receivers due to injuries and personnel changes...Answered the call and was the Tigers' leading receiver in 2005...Has played every game for Memphis since his freshman season...Started all 12 games for the Tigers and led the squad with 37 receptions for 577 yards and three touchdowns...Was one of just three Tigers to catch multiple touchdown passes in 2005...Worked well with "receiver-turned-quarterback" Maurice Avery, who found him for all three of his touchdowns...Opened the season on a six-game streak of totaling at least one catch...Extended that streak when he led the Tigers with four receptions in the season opener against Ole Miss...Ultimately ran his streak to 16 games before being held without a catch by Marshall in the regular-season finale in which the Tigers completed just one pass the entire game...Had a team-high four pass receptions for 32 yards in the win over Chattanooga...Caught one pass for 30 yards against Tulsa before returning a game later for an impressive 104-yard receiving game against UTEP...In his first 100-yard receiving game in his career, he totaled a career-best seven receptions and scored his first touchdown of the season on a 43-yard pass from Avery...Totaled five catches for 35 yards against UCF...Had two pass receptions for 75 yards and two touchdowns in the win over Houston for the first multiple touchdown game in his career...Had a long reception of 66 yards for a score against the Cougars...Tallied one catch for six yards against East Carolina...Caught two passes against UAB, and also completed his first career pass...His 26-yard pass was complete to Maurice Avery...Hauled in four receptions against both Tennessee and Southern Miss...Held without a reception by Marshall, but answered that with a 103-yard effort in the Motor City Bowl against Akron...His 50-yard reception to the Akron 2-yard line set up a touchdown run by DeAngelo Williams...His second reception of 48 yards set up a Stephen Gostkowski field goal...Also attempted one pass in that game...Led Memphis in receiving in eight of the 12 games...Will open the 2006 season ranked 19th all-time for the Tigers in receiving yards with 1,007...Needs just 179 yards to enter the top 10...Also ranks 21st in receptions with 67 and needs just 12 catches for a top-10 ranking.

2004: Began the 2004 season catching one pass for six yards in the win over Ole Miss...Caught one pass for 50 yards in the Memphis victory over Chattanooga...Caught one pass for eight yards against Arkansas State...Caught two passes for 59 yards in the UAB game...Had a long reception of 51 yards against the Blazers...Caught one pass for eight yards in the victory over Houston...Had one reception for 38 yards in the Cincinnati game...Grabbed two passes for 30 yards and one touchdown in the Louisville game...Had 22-yard scoring pass from Danny Wimprine against the Cardinals...Had two pass receptions for 78 yards and one touchdown in the Memphis win over Southern Miss...Caught a season and career-long 68-yard pass from Danny Wimprine versus Southern Miss...Snagged one pass for five yards against East Carolina...Caught two passes for 14 yards in the Tigers' win over USF...Caught one pass for 15 yards in the first quarter of the GMAC Bowl...Completed the 2004 campaign with 15 pass receptions for 311 yards and two touchdowns...Averaged 25.9 yards per catch in 2004.

2003: Lettered as a true freshman in 2003 while participating in all 13 games...Caught his first collegiate pass in the Tigers' season-opening win over Tennessee Tech...Had 10 receptions against the Golden Eagles...Grabbed a seven-yard pass from Danny Wimprine in the UAB game...Upped his totals to three catches for 24 yards in the Mississippi State contest...Had his first collegiate start in the Conference USA game against Houston...Credited with one pass reception for 12 yards in the Houston victory...Was a starter for the second week in a row against Tulane and caught one pass for seven yards and a key first down...Started his third game of the season against East Carolina and had two receptions for 17 yards...Had his best performance of the season against USF when he caught five passes for 34 yards and his first collegiate touchdown...Touchdown came on a nine-yard pass from Danny Wimprine...Was credited with one pass reception for eight yards in the 2003 New Orleans Bowl victory...Finished his first collegiate season with 15 pass receptions for 119 yards and one touchdown...Averaged 7.9 yards per catch in 2003.

Prep: Was a football letterman at Central-Merry High School for Coach Jim Hardegree...Played wide receiver and defensive back...Caught 53 passes for 936 yards and 13 touchdowns in 2002...Named to the Tennessee Sports Writers All-State team in 2002...Picked as the Associated Press Class 5A Player of the Week in November of 2002...Was named to the 2002 All-West Tennessee Team for Classes 3A-5A...Caught 45 passes for 753 yards during the 2001 season...Named first team all-region in 2001 and received honorable mention accolades on the Associated Press All-State team.

Personal: Ryan Scott is the son of Darlene Scott...Born March 14, 1984, in Jackson, Tenn.

SCOTT'S CAREER STATISTICS
Receiving		G/S	No	Yds	Avg	Tds
2003	13/4	15	119	7.9	1	12
2004	12/0	15	311	20.7	2	68
2005	12/12	37	577	15.6	3	66
2006	12/12	47	520	11.1	3	82
Totals	49/28	114	1527	13.4	9	82


SCOTT'S CAREER HIGHS Most Pass Receptions/Game: 8 vs UCF (`06) Most Yards Receiving/Game: 120 vs UAB (`06) Longest Pass Reception/Game: 82 vs UAB (`06) Most Touchdown Receptions/Game: 2 vs Houston (`05)
SCOTT'S GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS Receiving Opponent Recpt Yds Avg Tds LG 8/30/03 Tennessee Tech 1 10 10.0 0 10 9/13/03 Southern Miss 0 0 0.0 0 0 10/4/03 UAB 1 7 7.0 0 7 10/11/03 Mississippi St. 3 24 8.0 0 10 10/18/03 Houston 1 12 12.0 0 12 10/25/03 Tulane 1 7 7.0 0 7 11/1/03 East Carolina 2 17 8.5 0 12 11/29/03 USF 5 34 6.8 1 9 12/16/03 North Texas 1 8 8.0 0 8 9/4/04 Ole Miss 1 6 6.0 0 6 9/11/04 Chattanooga 1 50 50.0 0 50 9/18/04 Arkansas State 1 8 8.0 0 8 9/25/04 UAB 2 59 29.5 0 51 10/2/04 Houston 1 8 8.0 0 8 10/16/04 Tulane 0 0 0.0 0 0 10/23/04 Cincinnati 1 38 38.0 0 38 11/4/04 Louisville 2 30 15.0 1 22 11/12/04 Southern Miss 2 78 39.5 1 68 11/20/04 East Carolina 1 5 5.0 0 5 11/27/04 USF 2 14 7.0 0 7 12/22/04 Bowling Green 1 15 15.0 0 15 9/5/05 Ole Miss 4 25 6.3 0 11 9/17/05 Chattanooga 4 32 8.0 0 12 9/24/05 Tulsa 1 30 30.0 0 30 10/1/05 UTEP 7 104 14.9 1 43 10/8/05 UCF 5 35 7.0 0 8 10/15/05 Houston 2 75 37.5 2 66 10/22/05 East Carolina 1 6 6.0 0 6 11/1/05 UAB 2 19 9.5 0 13 11/12/05 Tennessee 4 59 14.8 0 25 11/19/05 Southern Miss 4 89 22.3 0 34 11/26/05 Marshall 0 0 0.0 0 0 12/26/05 Akron 3 103 34.3 0 50 9/3/06 Ole Miss 3 65 21.6 1 49 9/9/06 Chattanooga 3 17 5.6 0 12 9/16/06 East Carolina 3 67 22.3 0 39 9/30/06 Tennessee 1 5 5.0 0 5 10/07/06 UAB 6 120 20.0 1 82 10/14/06 Arkansas State 3 28 9.3 0 12 10/21/06 Tulsa 6 53 9.5 0 13 10/28/06 Marshall 7 69 8.8 1 27 11/5/06 Southern Miss 1 8 8.0 0 8 11/11/06 UCF 8 47 5.9 0 8 11/18/06 Houston 3 7 2.3 0 6 11/25/06 UTEP 3 34 11.3 0 18

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