Scott Lawrence Slutzker (born December 20, 1972, in Oakland, California) is a former American football tight end in the National Football League.
Slutzker is Jewish. Growing up in Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey, he attended Hasbrouck Heights High School, where he played basketball and baseball as well as football. Slutzker made first team all league in baseball and basketball his senior year and was an All American in football. He is one of few to score 1,000 points and 1,000 rebounds for his high school.
He turned down Notre Dame to play football at the University of Iowa.
In the 1996 NFL Draft, he was selected in the 3rd round (82nd overall pick), out of the University of Iowa by the Indianapolis Colts. He played 41 games over four seasons in the NFL with the Colts and the New Orleans Saints, and spent one preseason with the New York Jets.
- ↑ Day by day in Jewish sports history. KTAV Publishing House, Inc.. 2008. http://books.google.com/books?id=aOTWUl-9LQoC&pg=PA291&dq=%22Scott+Slutzker%22&hl=en&ei=MDYuTdzuDsH58AbfguzjCQ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=3&ved=0CDQQ6AEwAg#v=onepage&q=%22Scott%20Slutzker%22&f=false. Retrieved January 13, 2011.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 The Big Book of Jewish Sports Heroes: An Illustrated Compendium of Sports History and The 150 Greatest Jewish Sports Stars. SP Books. 2007. http://books.google.com/books?id=Xcfef_d2es4C&pg=PA158&dq=%22Scott+Slutzker%22&hl=en&ei=MDYuTdzuDsH58AbfguzjCQ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=7&ved=0CEkQ6AEwBg#v=onepage&q=%22Scott%20Slutzker%22&f=false. Retrieved January 13, 2011.
- ↑ "'Genuine niceness' lures Slutzker to Iowa", Jim Ecker, September 2, 1993, The Gazette (Cedar Rapids-Iowa City)]
- ↑ Scott Slutzker statistics at pro-football-reference.com. Retrieved on September 18, 2008.
- ↑ "TRANSACTIONS". New York Times. August 11, 2000. http://www.nytimes.com/2000/08/11/sports/transactions-625825.html. Retrieved January 13, 2011.