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JK Scott
JK  Scott

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Denver, Colo.

High School:
Mullen

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 198

Position:
P

Experience:
2L



06/14/2016

Football Highlights Athlon Sports Preseason All-SEC Teams

Crimson Tide occupies 14 spots on magazine’s preseason all-conference squads, tops among all 14 teams

12/31/2015

Alabama Football Earns 38-0 Cotton Bowl Victory

The Tide rolls over the Spartans to earn a berth in the College Football Player National Championship Game on Jan. 11, 2016.

12/06/2015

Football Holds Annual Awards Banquet Sunday

Derrick Henry, Ryan Kelly, Jake Coker and Reggie Ragland named 2015 captains

10/26/2015

Football Coaching Staff Recognizes Eight as Players of the Week

The Tide had three on offense and defense to go with a pair of special teamers

10/26/2015

JK Scott Named Southeastern Conference Special Teams Player of the Week

The Crimson Tide punter averaged a season-high 49.8 yards per punt against Tennessee

04/15/2016

Athletes Give Back During Spring Break

Athletes Give Back During Spring Break

09/03/2015

Special Teams Preview

Special Teams Preview

12/18/2014

Post-Season Awards Recap

Post-Season Awards Recap

12/12/2014

College Football Awards Show Recap

College Football Awards Show Recap

12/11/2014

ESPN College Football Awards Preview

ESPN College Football Awards Preview

SOPHOMORE (2015): Continued his consistent ways as the Tide punter ... averaged 44.2 yards per punt, a total he improved upon each week of the season in 2015, with a long of 59 yards ... forced 18 fair catches and has pinned 25 of his punts inside the 20-yard line ... named one of the UA coaching staff’s special teams players of the week for his efforts against Arkansas and Tennessee. Wisconsin: Booted four punts for 147 total yards for a 36.8 ypk average ... hit a long of 46 yards. Middle Tennessee: Accumulated 201 yards on five punts for a 40.2 yards per kick average ... placed one punt inside the 20. Ole Miss: Called on for just two punts totaling 84 yards, including a long of 49 ... placed one of his punts inside the 20 to place the Rebels deep in their own territory. ULM: Put together 227 total yards on a season-high six punts with four of the boots landing inside the 20-yard line ... added his longest punt of the season, a 52 yarder. Georgia: Kicked a season-high seven punts for 287 yards, an average of 41.0 yards per punt ... placed one punt inside the 20 ... added a 54-yard punt, his longest of the season. Arkansas: Booted four punts for 200 yards, including a season-long 58-yard kick ... two of his four strikes were for 50-plus yards while two pinned the Razorbacks inside their own 20. Texas A&M: Punted a season-high eight times for a 386 yards, also a high in 2015 ... four of his boots were 50-plus yards, a season-high mark ... surrendered the first blocked punt of his career. Tennessee: Only punted four times, collecting 199 yards on the kicks ... forced two fair catches and boomed two of the punts 50-plus yards with a game-high of 56 ... landed two of his kicks inside the 20. LSU: Forced to punt only three times, collecting 135 yards on the boots for an average of 45.0 yards per kick ... had a long kick of 50 yards and pinned the Tigers inside the 20 on one occasion. Mississippi State: Punted five times for 200 total yards with a long of 47 ... had two fair catches and one punt that fell inside the 20-yard line. Charleston Southern: Was not forced to punt against the Buccaneers ... attempted and made one extra point while missing on his 33-yard field goal attempt ... also notched one kickoff, going for 57 yards before traveling out of bounds. Auburn: Punted three times for 145 yards for an average of 48.3 yards per punt ... had a long of 50 yards and had two touchbacks. Florida: Put together his best game of the season, punting six times for 307 yards to average 51.2 yards per punt, a season-high mark ... added his longest boot of the season, a 59-yard punt ... four of his punts went 50-plus yards. Michigan State: Punted six times for 279 yards to average 46.5 ypk with a long of 56 ... three of his boots were 50-plus yards while four landed inside the Spartan 20. Clemson: Entered for seven punts that totaled 297 yards for a 42.4 ypk average ... landed three punts inside the 20 while forcing five fair catches by the Tigers.

FRESHMAN (2014): A true freshman who easily won the starting duties at punter and proved to be one of the nation's best punters ... first team All-American by Sporting News, ESPN and USA Today ... also a Freshman All-American by Sporting News and the Football Writers Association of America ... dropped 31-of-55 (56.4 percent) punts inside the opponent's 20-yard line, which was the best in the nation ... led the nation in punting with a 48.0 yards per punt average ... first team All-SEC (Associated Press and league coaches) ... finalist for the Ray Guy Award, which is given to the nation's best punter ... named the Ray Guy Award National Punter of the Week and SEC Special Teams Player of the Week following the Arkansas game and was again the SEC Special Teams Player of the Week against No. 1 Mississippi State ... started 12 games on the season (Alabama did not punt against FAU or Western Carolina) ... boomed his first collegiate kick 62 yards, sending the West Virginia returner racing toward his end zone to field the punt and lost one yard on the return ... punted 55 times for 2,640 yards, which also led the SEC ... averaged 44.67 net yards per punt to also lead the nation ... his yards per punt (48.0), net yards per punt (44.67) and percentage of punts downed inside the 20-yard line (56.4) were better than any punter in the NFL in 2014 ... allowed just 12 punt returns all season for 83 yards (6.9 yards per return) ... had 23 punts of more than 50 yards, seven of which were over 60 yards with a long of 73 ... forced 19 fair catches with five touchbacks ... kicked off 24 times for a 62.5-yard average with eight touchbacks ... named the Alabama Special Teams Player of the Week against West Virginia, Ole Miss, Arkansas, Tennessee, LSU, Mississippi State, Western Carolina and Auburn. West Virginia: Averaged 50.5 yards on two punts with a 62-yarder on his first career punt ... left the 62-yard punt on the Mountaineers' seven-yard line ... forced a fair catch on his second punt of the game. FAU: Penciled in as the starter but did not need to punt against FAU. Southern Miss: Landed his only punt of the game on the Golden Eagles' nine-yard line, forcing a fair catch ... punt was 34 yards ... kicked off two times for a 65.0-yard average with one touchback. Florida: Punted two times for an average of 43.5 yards ... had a long of 57 yards. Ole Miss: Turned in the best game to date of his young career with a 51.8-yard average, three kicks inside the 20-yard line, three over 50 yards, including a career-long of 64 yards ... had two touchbacks. Arkansas: Named the Ray Guy Award Player of the Week and SEC Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance against the Razorbacks ... punted a career-high eight times, with seven pinned inside the opponent's 20-yard line ... had three punts over 50 yards ... averaged 44.2 yards per kick while also netting 44.2 yards per punt. Texas A&M: Averaged 50.0 yards on four punts with a long of 56 yards ... placed one punt inside the Aggies' 20-yard line ... two punts were over 50 yards. Tennessee: Earned Special Teams Player of the Week honors from the coaching staff for the fourth time this season for his performance in Knoxville ... averaged 42.8 yards on four punts with three landing inside the Vols' 20-yard line ... booted his third 60-plus yard punt while forcing three fair catches ... the only punt returned lost four yards. LSU: Once again proved to be one of the keys to an Alabama victory, punting nine times at No. 14 LSU ... averaged 48.6 yards per punt ... left two punts inside the Tigers' 20-yard line and boomed a career-long 66-yard punt that was downed at the LSU eight-yard line ... had three punts over 50 yards. Mississippi State: Turned in another performance that was a key to victory for the Crimson Tide, this time against top-ranked Mississippi State, consistently flipping the field in Alabama's 25-20 win ... punted seven times for an average of 45.6 yards with five inside the 20-yard line and three inside the 10 ... booted two beyond 50 yards with a long of 56 and forced three fair catches ... his first five punts against the Bulldogs were downed inside the 20-yard line. Western Carolina: Did not punt (Alabama's was not forced to punt for the second time in 2014) but kicked off for Alabama nine times, averaging 63.6 yards per kick with four touchbacks ... garnered Special Teams Player of the Week honors from the Tide coaches. Auburn: Boomed his first kick against the Tigers a career-long 70 yards ... dropped his second punt down at the 10-yard line for a 41-yard punt ... averaged 55.5 yards per punt ... also kicked off eight times for an average of 61.9 yards with three touchbacks. Missouri: Punted three times for an average of 43.3 yards ... hit his first punt 52 yards, forcing a fair catch at the Tigers' 11-yard line ... second punt was 47 yards and fair caught at the MU 13-yard line ... scrambled to get off a low punt on his final kick that lowered his average ... did not have a punt returned and netted 43.3 yards per punt. Ohio State: Turned in one of the best games for a punter in Alabama history ... averaged a single-game school record 55.0 yards per punt with a net of 53.6 ypp ... dropped five of his seven punts inside the opponents 20-yard line ... boomed five punts over 50 yards, including a career-long 73 and a 65-yarder.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: One of the nation's top-rated punting prospects who also is an excellent place-kicker ... rated as the No. 1 punter in the nation by Chris Sailer, who is regarded as one of the top private kicking coaches in the nation, and a top-10 place-kicker ... named to Sailer's Top 12 ... ranked as the No. 3 punter nationally and No. 8 place-kicker by KohlsKicking.com ... participated in the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl ... ranked fourth nationally among all punters and place-kickers by Rivals.com and the No. 9 prospect in the state of Colorado per Rivals ... was rated No. 5 nationally among kickers by ESPN and No. 8 in Colorado ... the No. 6 kicker by 247Sports while ranking as the No. 3 kicker in the 247Composite and the No. 7 prospect in Colorado ... earned All-Colorado honors form the Denver Post ... a 2014 PrepStar All-Midlands Region selection ... named to the 2013 Colorado High School Coaches Association Elite Team, at kicker ... averaged 43.8 yards per punt as a senior at Mullen High School in 2013 ... kicked off 44 times as a senior, with 43 resulting in touchbacks ... connected on 8-of-15 field goals and 23-of-24 extra points in 2013 ... as a junior in 2012, averaged 37.7 yards per punt with 23 touchbacks on 34 kickoffs while connecting on 6-of-10 field goals ... coached by Tom Thenell at Mullen ... chose Alabama over Notre Dame, Colorado, and Arizona.

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