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JK Scott

School

Alabama

Position
Punter
Major
General Business

Classroom

JK Scott maintains a 3.116 grade-point average in general business studies and is on pace to graduate in December in 3.5 years. He was selected to the SEC Academic Honor Roll each of the last two years, was named to the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll as a freshman and has earned Dean’s List honors during his Crimson Tide tenure.

Character

Scott has been a model student-athlete at the University of Alabama. He has been a leader on special teams since he came to campus and has been a mainstay at punter for the Crimson Tide all four years. He possesses a servant’s heart and is not only a leader in the community among the football team, but also in the athletics department at large. He is a dedicated student and is extremely active in his faith.

Community

Scott has consistently ranked near the top on the Crimson Tide roster for hours worked in the community each of his first three years at UA. He spends extensive time working with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), participates in Project Angel Tree each year during the holiday season, regularly speaks to youth groups, works on building projects with Habitat for Humanity and speaks to elementary schools on a regular basis. He participates annually in the Alabama Athletics Department’s Halloween Extravaganza, which is an event that allows Tuscaloosa youth to interact with student-athletes. He has volunteered his time at hospitals on each of the Tide’s bowl trips the last three seasons, and he most recently took a mission trip to Costa Rica during spring break of 2017.

Competition

Scott has been a vital part of Alabama’s success during his four seasons on the gridiron. He consistently helps the Tide in the field position battle by flipping the field time after time. He is a Ray Guy Award Watch List honoree heading into his senior campaign, was selected as a second-team All-American by Walter Camp, the AFCA and Sports Illustrated in 2016 and earned first-team All-SEC honors from the conference coaches and the AP in 2016.

He averaged 47.2 yards per punt to rank third in the nation as a junior and averaged 44.2 yards per punt as a sophomore. He was selected as a first-team All-American by Sporting News, ESPN and USA Today as a freshman. He was tabbed a Freshman All-American by Sporting News and the FWAA, was selected to the first-team All-SEC squad by the conference coaches and AP in his first season, and he was a finalist for the Ray Guy Award in his first year at the Capstone.