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Lindsay Scott

Lindsay Scott
No. 80
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1960-12-06) December 6, 1960
Place of birth: Jesup, Georgia
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 194 lb (88 kg)
Career information
Wayne County High School,
Jesup, Georgia
Georgia
NFL Draft: 1982 / Round: 1 / Pick: 13
Debuted in 1982 for the New Orleans Saints
Last played in 1985 for the New Orleans Saints
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 1985
Receptions 69
Receiving yards 864
TD receptions 1
Yards per reception 12.5
Stats at pro-football-reference.com
Stats at DatabaseFootball.com

Lindsay Eugene Scott (born December 6, 1960 in [1]

Run, Lindsay, Run / Belue to Scott[2]

In 1980, during the Larry Munson's play-by-play gave the game and play its name:[3]

Florida in a stand-up five, they may or may not blitz, they won't... Buck back, third down on the eight. In trouble! Got a block behind him... Gonna throw on the run—complete on the 25. To the 30, Lindsay Scott 35, 40, Lindsay Scott 45, 50, 45, 40—Run, Lindsay!--25, 20, 15, 10, 5, Lindsay Scott! Lindsay Scott! Lindsay Scott!!

The game kept alive Georgia's chance for the national title, which they ended up winning.

In 2010 Robbie Burns published Belue to Scott!: The greatest moment in Georgia football history which details this memorable play.[4]

NFL Lawsuit

In May, 2012, Scott was one of more than 100 ex-NFL players that sued the league over brain injuries from concussions.[5]

References

  1. ^ "Hall of Fame Past Inductees: 1997". Official Website of the City of Jacksonville, Florida. Retrieved August 2, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Belue-to-Scott Desperation Pass Saves 'Dogs from Jaws of Gators". The Albany Sunday Herald (Albany, GA). Associated Press. November 9, 1980. p. 1D. 
  3. ^ Huber, Mic (October 28, 2005). "This one steeped in history".  
  4. ^ Burns, Robbie (2010). Belue to Scott!: The greatest moment in Georgia football history. Macon, GA: H&H Publishing.  
  5. ^ "NFL faces new lawsuit by more than 100 ex-players". Atlanta Journal-Constitution. May 4, 2012. 


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