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Scott Dierking
Date of birth: (1955-05-24) May 24, 1955 (age 65)
Place of birth: Great Lakes, Illinois
Career information
Position(s): Running Back
College: Purdue
NFL Draft: 1977 / Round: 4 / Pick 89
Organizations
 As player:
1977-1983
1984
New York Jets
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Playing stats at DatabaseFootball.com

Scott Dierking (born May 24, 1955 in Great Lakes, Illinois) was a running back in the NFL. He played for the New York Jets from 1977-1983. Before his NFL career, he played for Purdue University.

During his playing career, he was sometimes referred to as the human "coke machine" because of his build and toughness.

His son, Dan Dierking attended Wheaton Warrenville South High School in Wheaton, IL where he broke several of Harold "Red" Grange's records and carried his 2006 football team to a state championship. Thus winning 2006 Illinois Player of the Year Awards. Attended Purdue University on a full-ride scholarship as a running back/full back. Was teams starting FB for the 2009 season, is Purdues finest cover man on special teams and was voted team captain for the 2010 season.

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Clark Gaines
New York Jets Starting Running Back
1977-1981
Succeeded by
Freeman McNeil
Awards and achievements


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