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Freddie Scott

Wide Receiver

Fred Lee Scott

Inducted 2001

Date of Birth



Grady, AR


Amherst College (1971-1973)


Fred Scott set New England records on the way to being named Little All-America. In his first season, Scott caught 29 passes for 614 yards and six touchdowns in just seven games. In 1972, he had his best season as a collegian, compiling 936 receiving yards and breaking New England records for most receptions in a season with 66 and most touchdowns in a season with 12. That year he led the nation in receiving. As a senior co-captain, Scott caught 48 passes for 786 yards and nine touchdowns running his career receiving yardage to 2,336 yards and touchdown total to 27 - both New England records. In just 23 career games, Scott averaged more than 100 yards receiving per game and was named New England College Division Player of the Year by UPI. A two-time ECAC All-Star and selected to play in the North-South game, Scott received Amherst's Tom Ashley Award for outstanding play in football. A premier receiver in college and in the NFL for ten seasons with the Baltimore Colts and Detroit Lions, Scott never forgot the value of an education nor the importance of giving back to the community. He has maintained a strong involvement in many worthy activities.


Height 6'2

Weight 180

Career Highlights

  • 1973 First Team All-America (Div. III)
  • 1972 Led nation in receiving
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