Niles Scott
No. 69     
Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1995-09-30) September 30, 1995 (age 24)
Place of birth: Elkton, Maryland
Career information
College: Frostburg State
Undrafted in 2018
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* San Francisco 49ers ( 2018)*
Roster status: Injured reserve
Career highlights and awards
*First team All-NJAC (2017)
  • Second team All-NJAC (2016)
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Total tackles     4
Sacks     0.0
Forced fumbles     0
Fumble recoveries     0
Stats at

Niles Scott (born September 30, 1995) is an American football defensive tackle for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Frostburg State.

College careerEdit

Scott played four seasons for Division III Frostburg State, where he recorded 150 tackles, 43 of them for loss, and 25 sacks.[1] During his senior season, Scott recorded 16.5 tackles for a loss, 10 sacks and 51 total tackles and was named First Team AP Little All-America, the All-America Second Team and the All-East Region Defensive Player of the Year.[2] Additionally, Scott was one of only three Division III players to be named to the 2018 SPIRAL Tropical Bowl.[3]

Professional careerEdit

San Francisco 49ersEdit

Scott signed with the San Francisco 49ers as an undrafted free agent on April 28, 2018.[1] He was released on September 1, 2018 after failing to make the final 53-man roster at the end of training camp.[4] He was signed to the 49ers' practice squad but was released by the team on September 6, 2018.[5]

Denver BroncosEdit

Scott was signed to the Denver Broncos practice squad on September 11, 2018.[6] He was released by the team but subsequently re-signed to the practice squad on October 9, 2018.[7]

Cincinnati BengalsEdit

Scott was signed to the Cincinnati Bengals active roster off the Broncos practice squad on November 22, 2018.[8] Scott made his NFL debut on November 25, 2018 against the Cleveland Browns, making two tackles in the Bengals 35-20 loss.[9] In his rookie season Scott played in six games, making four tackles.[10]

On August 8, 2019, Scott was placed on injured reserve with a foot injury.[11]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Barrows, Matt (April 29, 2018). "Prolific running back, tall cornerback, local product highlight 49ers' undrafted haul". The Sacramento Bee.
  2. Schatz, Jordan (May 1, 2018). "STRUCK GOLD: Former Elkton standout Niles Scott earns rookie free agent deal with 49ers". Cecil Whig.
  3. "FSU DT Niles Scott to play in Tropical Bowl". Cumberland Times-News. January 9, 2018.
  4. Wagoner, Nick (September 1, 2018). "San Francisco 49ers cut Joe Williams, two FA additions but keep 2018 draft class".
  5. "49ers Sign DL Daeshon Hall to Practice Squad; Release DL Niles Scott". September 6, 2018.
  6. Bedinger, Sayre (September 11, 2018). "Denver Broncos roster moves: Shamarko Thomas back on board". FanSided.
  7. DiLalla, Aric (October 9, 2018). "Broncos re-sign Niles Scott to practice squad after Dave Williams signed by Jaguars".
  8. Alper, Josh (November 22, 2018). "Bengals place Josh Tupou on IR, sign Niles Scott off Broncos practice squad". Pro Football Talk. NBC Sports.
  9. Schatz, Jordan (November 27, 2018). "Elkton's Niles Scott makes NFL debut". Cecil Whig.
  10. Sheeran, John (February 25, 2019). "Bengals 2018 Rookie Review". SB Nation.
  11. "Scott Placed On Reserve/Injured List". August 8, 2019.

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