Updated: Sep 9, 2022
Bryan 'Sweet Potato' Scott Philadelphia Stars Quarterback
The Aaron Rodgers of Division III football. "My goal is 100 percent to play in the NFL. And to play in the NFL, not be just a roster spot. "It's to play, And I believe in myself."
When Scott was just a spud, he was already a champion. Attending Palos Verdes High School, he led the team to a Bay League Title; and after 47 years the CIF Southern Section Title.
Football was not his first passion, it was actually basketball. It was even baseball that was another sport he was passionate about growing up as well. But not seeing himself grow, he stuck it out with football.
Bryan Scott followed up his High School success with even bigger accomplishments. While attending Occidental College (2013-2016) Scott majored in Economics. Playing for the Occidental Tigers, Scott not only majored in economics academically, he also left an even bigger major on the field in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC)
Leaving behind multiple records, both within the Conference and School.
Career Passing: 9,073
Total Offense: 9,475
Yards per Game: 339.8
Total Offense: 9,745
Career Passing: 9,073
Single Season Passing: 3,058
Completions in a Game: 40
Completions in a single Season: 253
Completions Career: 763
Single Game Passing Yards: 476
Single Game Passing TDS: 6
In 2016 was named SCIAC Player of the Year
1st Team All Conference
After etching his name in the record books, both in High School and College, Scott had a brief stint in the Canadian Football League (CFL) Signing with the BC Lions. He was released just a short time after signing. His time with the CFL did not end there. In 2019 he signed with the Edmonton Eskimos for the 2020 Season; but due to the pandemic, decided to opt out of his contract.
2018 was Bryan's first stint with the TSL. Playing under Head Coach Bart Andrus for Team West, winning the League Championship and taking home his first MVP award.
The 2020 Spring League had Scott under center playing for the Generals, Scott led his team to an undefeated Season along with the Championship defeating the Aviators 37-14. He was named TSL's MVP for the second time.
The time is now for Bryan 'Sweet Potato' Scott. He's proven he is the real deal.
Bryan Scott is a leader both on and off the field. He has the confidence in himself and on the field. He takes the game of football seriously. Teammates around him believe in him, and with that he gets the very best out of them. This is the reason the Stars drafted Bryan Scott with their first pick. Bryan Scott is no stranger to Stars Head Coach Bart Andrus. This will be the second time playing for Coach Andrus. Once in 2018 in the TSL, and now again with the Philadelphia Stars. Coach believes in Scott. Once saying that "It's only a matter of time before somebody wakes up and says, "You know, we better give this guy a chance."
The USFL is now Bryan Scott's opportunity to once again prove that he belongs among the top at his position; and this Season will once again open the right eyes.