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Josiah Scott
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Josiah  Scott

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Hamilton, Ohio

High School:
Fairfield

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 173

Position:
CB

Experience:
HS

11/04/2017

Post Game Quotes: Penn State

Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio and Penn State head coach James Franklin and players discuss MSU-PSU game.

09/30/2017

Post-Game Quotes: Iowa

Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio and Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz and players discuss MSU-Iowa game.

09/09/2017

USATSI Gallery - Western Michigan @ Michigan State

USATSI Gallery - Western Michigan @ Michigan State

Game-by-Game Statistics: 2017

CAREER NOTES: Enrolled at Michigan State on Jan. 9, 2017, and participated in spring practice . . . becomes the fourth member of his family to play college football; his brothers Isaiah and Joshua helped Mount Union win a Division III National Championship in 2012; his brother Elijah is currently a sophomore at Mount Union and helped the Purple Raiders to the 2016 Division III semifinals.

2017 SEASON (FRESHMAN): Has started at boundary cornerback all 10 games . . . leads team in pass break-ups (8) and passes defended (9), while ranking tied for second in forced fumbles (1) and tied for fourth on team in interceptions (1) . . . named to midseason All-Big Ten First Team by The Athletic . . . has posted season-high six stops in two of last three games . . . notched two tackles and one pass break-up at No. 11 Ohio State . . . tallied six tackles for second game in a row with six in win over No. 7 Penn State, adding one pass break-up . . . had season-high six tackles and three pass break-ups at Northwestern, along with half tackle for loss, finishing with game-best and season-high 17 production points . . . notched two tackles against Indiana . . . recorded three tackles at Minnesota . . . tallied three stops against No. 7 Michigan; was named to the Pro Football Focus National and Big Ten Team of the Week for his performance against the Wolverines, and was also named the team’s defensive “Unsung Hero” . . . logged season-high four tackles and registered first career forced fumble in Iowa game, which was recovered by MSU . . . ended Iowa game with 10 production points, ranking second among defensive back corps and tied for fourth on defense . . . was co-winner of Spartans’ “Unsung Hero” team award vs. Iowa . . . was starting boundary cornerback against Notre Dame and logged season-high two tackles  . . . snared first interception of MSU career in WMU game, adding one pass break-up to finish with 10 production points . . . made Spartan debut against Bowling Green, one of a combined 18 true freshmen and redshirt freshmen who saw action in their first collegiate game . . . had the top true freshman performance in the country for Week 1, according to Pro Football Focus, with a 85.6 rating vs. Bowling Green . . . shared the team lead with two pass break-ups against the Falcons, adding one tackle with half a tackle for loss, ending his first collegiate game with 11 production points.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Ranked among the top cornerbacks in the nation by Scout.com (No. 42), Rivals.com (No. 68) and ESPN (No. 80) . . . rated one of the best players in Ohio by Rivals.com (No. 31), ESPN (No. 39) and 247Sports (No. 46) . . . ranked the No. 5 cornerback in the Midwest and the No. 2 cornerback in Ohio by Scout.com . . . rated among the top overall players in the Midwest (No. 104) by ESPN.com . . . PrepStar All-Midwest Region Team selection . . . named to The Associated Press 2016 Division I All-Ohio Team (special mention) . . . also named to Journal-News All-Area Team . . . three-time All-Greater Miami Conference First Team selection . . . helped Fairfield to a 7-3 regular season record, a runner-up finish in the Greater Miami Conference and a berth in the state playoffs . . . played for Coach Jason Krause at Fairfield High School . . . recorded 48 tackles, 10 pass break-ups, five interceptions, four tackles for loss, two fumble recoveries and one forced fumble as a senior . . . also had two defensive touchdowns and three blocked punts . . . had an interception in the end zone, returned a kickoff 98 yards for a touchdown, and returned a fumbled punt 42 yards for a score in a 29-7 win over Lakota West on Sept. 23 and was recognized as the Fairfield High School Player of the Week . . . blocked a punt and returned a fumble for a touchdown in Fairfield's 42-0 shutout win over Hamilton on Oct. 28 . . . had 34 tackles, two sacks and 15 pass breakups as a junior in 2015 and was named to the All-Greater Miami Conference First Team . . . son of Oliver and Danielle Scott . . . becomes the fourth member of his family to play college football; his brothers Isaiah and Joshua helped Mount Union win a Division III National Championship in 2012; his brother Elijah is currently a sophomore at Mount Union and helped the Purple Raiders to the 2016 Division III semifinals . . . born April 5, 1999 . . . kinesiology major.
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