|No. 43 Buffalo Bills|
|Date of birth:April 13, 1981|
|Place of birth: Washington, DC|
|High School: Buckingham (PA) Central Bucks East|
|Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)||Weight: 220 lb (100 kg)|
|College: Penn State|
|NFL Draft: 2003 / Round: 2 / Pick: 55|
|Debuted in 2003 for the Atlanta Falcons|
|Roster status: Active|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2012|
|Stats at NFL.com|
Bryan Anderson Scott (born April 13, 1981) is an American football linebacker for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League. He was originally drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the second round of the 2003 NFL Draft. He played college football at Penn State University. Scott has also been a member of the New Orleans Saints and Tennessee Titans in his career.
Early years Edit
Scott was a three-sport standout at Central Bucks East High School in Buckingham Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. He was a consensus first-team All-American and was named the Associated Press Pennsylvania Big School Player of the Year and the USA Today Pennsylvania Player of the Year his senior year, rushing for more than 3,000 career yards and 53 tackles with three interceptions as a senior defensive back.
College career Edit
Professional career Edit
Atlanta Falcons Edit
In 2004, he started all 16 games at strong safety and ranked third on the team with 85 tackles and 2.5 sacks, and one interception, including 7 tackles in the NFC Championship Game against the Philadelphia Eagles. He registered 54 tackles, a sack and an interception in 16 games during the 2005 season.
New Orleans Saints Edit
Tennessee Titans Edit
On March 26, 2007, Scott signed with the Titans. On September 1, 2007 the Titans released him.
Buffalo Bills Edit
He signed with the Buffalo Bills on September 12, 2007. A free agent in the 2008 offseason, the Bills re-signed Scott on March 18. Following injuries to Kawika Mitchell and Keith Ellison in the middle of the 2009 season, Scott was moved to outside linebacker. Scott responded with 10 solo tackles and a sack against Kansas City in week 14. On March 7, 2013, Scott resigned with the Bills.
Scott is an accomplished musician. He sings and plays the piano, drums and saxophone. He participated in the ABC Monday Night Football's musical competition called "Monday Night at the Mic" in 2003 paired with Grammy Award winning artist Michelle Branch. The duo lost to Doug Flutie and Barenaked Ladies in the finals after competing against a host of other NFL players and recording artists in a round-robin competition. Bryan also had a major role in the feature film White Men Can't Rap , where he played the drummer Tater in band Cocoa Bean Mogul.
He created the non-profit foundation, Pick Your Passion Foundation for the Arts, to encourage youth participation in music, visual and performing arts in underserved communities.
He is the inspiration for the Twitter hashtag #allhedoesismakeplays, for his knack of making key plays during his playing time for the Buffalo Bills.