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    Scott Newsome 68    
     
      Scott Newsome
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Jacksonville, Fla.

High School:
White

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 230

Position:
DS

Experience:
2L

Full name: Scott Winford Newsome ... Coming off another solid season as deep snapper on punts ... Shares those duties with Adam Miles, who handles placements ... Helped Dustin Colquitt earn consensus All-America honors with not only precision snaps but also good punt coverage ... Tallied five tackles as part of punt coverage responsibility and always among first defenders to reach return man ... Has seven career tackles on special teams ... Also has experience snapping for field goals and extra points ... Coach Michael's evaluation: "Scott can handle either of the long-snapping duties. He worked in spring on quicker snaps and continues to get better."... Born: Oct, 19, 1981.

CAREER -
Games/Started: 26/0 ...

2003 -
Games/Started 13/0 ... Was awarded a scholarship Aug. 6 ... Handled snapping duties for punts during the regular season ... His hustle frequently put him in position to down punts deep in the opponent's territory ... Made four special teams tackles during the regular season ... Made an impressive solo tackle on Alabama punt returner Shaud Williams for no gain in the third quarter of that game ... Posted 1.5 tackles on coverage units vs. Duke.


2002 - Games/Started 13/0 ... Handling snapping duties for punts, extra points and field goals ... Went through the season unnoticed which is good for a deep snapper ... Forces the action on punt coverage as he the one of if not the first Vol defender down the field ... Often forces the returner to one side of the field where the other Vols can pursue.

2001 - Redshirted ...

HIGH SCHOOL - Played center and defensive end ... Third team All-Gateway Conference junior and senior seasons ... Team was 27-3 during his career and went to state semifinals in sophomore and junior seasons ... Coach at Edward H. White High School: Dan Disch.

DEFENSIVE STATISTICS
TOT
FUM
FUM
QB
Class/Year
UT
AT
HITS
REC
CAU
SKS
TFL
PBU
Fr. 2002
1
1
2
0
0
0
0
0

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