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Darrion Scott
No. 98     Florida Tuskers
Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: October 25, 1981 (1981-10-25) (age 28)
Place of birth: Charleston, West Virginia
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 289 lb (131 kg)
Career information
College: Ohio State
NFL Draft: 2004 / Round: 3 / Pick: 88
Debuted in 2004 for the Minnesota Vikings
Career history
 As player:
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2008
Tackles     128
Sacks     9.5
Interceptions     0
Career UFL statistics as of 2009
Tackles     14
Sacks     3.5
Forced fumbles     0
Stats at NFL.com
Stats at UFL-Football.com

Darrion Scott (born October 25, 1981 in Charleston, West Virginia) is an American football defensive end for the Florida Tuskers of the United Football League. He was originally drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in the third round of the 2004 NFL Draft. He played college football at Ohio State.

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College career

Scott played his college football at Ohio State University. As a junior he was named first-team All-Big Ten by conference coaches and was a member of the Ohio State Buckeyes team that won the 2002 BCS National Championship Game.

Professional career

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Minnesota Vikings

Scott was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in the third round of the 2004 NFL Draft. After spending a season as a backup he became a full-time starter in 2005. He led the team in sacks 2006 with 5.5. In 2007 he played in only four games due to an injury.

Legal troubles

Scott was arrested on December 26, 2007 after officers discovered a small amount of Marijuana in his Chevrolet Tahoe. He was booked by Charleston police officers on misdemeanor marijuana possession charges.[1]

Scott was arrested again on April 30, 2008 for suspicion of assault and malicious punishment of a child. [2] Scott will face two felony charges and one misdemeanor charge. The boy's mother allegedly found Scott holding a dry cleaning bag over the child's head. Scott told police the two were playing a game with the bag, and Scott wanted to see if the boy could get the bag off his head by himself. He pleaded guilty to child endangerment and will be sentenced July 24.[3] The NFL suspended Scott three games for violating the league's conduct policy.

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