After spending his first year on campus as a wide receiver, B.J. Scott made the move to the defensive side of the football prior to spring practice in 2009 ... after redshirting during the 2009 season, Scott should contend for a starting job in the Crimson Tide secondary that is looking to replace four starters ... has excellent speed and quickness ... played in nine career games at wide receiver at the Capstone ...won the 2010 Jerry Duncan "I Like to Practice" Award following spring drills.
2009 (REDSHIRT): He redshirted during the 2009 season at UA.
2008 (FRESHMAN): Scott was one of 16 true freshmen to see playing time... was listed as the second-team wide receiver ... played in nine games ... had two catches on the season for seven yards ... Scott came off the bench in his first game at Alabama to catch one pass for no yards ... he caught his second pass of the season at Georgia - a seven-yard pass from quarterback John Parker Wilson - on the second play of the game as the Crimson Tide rolled to a 41-30 win over the No. 3 Bulldogs.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: He was listed as the No. 1 athlete and the No. 19 prospect nationally on the ESPN.com 150 rankings ... the No. 3 defensive back in the nation and the second-ranked player in the Alabama Top 35 according to Rivals.com ... listed as the No. 7 defensive back prospect by Scout.com ... Class 5A honorable mention All-State selection by the Alabama Sports Writers Association ... listed as the No. 6 prospect in the state and the No. 18 wide receiver prospect nationally by SuperPrep magazine ... The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super South 100 list member ... The Mobile Press-Register Super Southeast 120 and Elite 18 (No. 4) selection ... ranked the No. 61 overall player in the country by Sports Illustrated/Takkle.com ... the No. 54 ranked overall player in the nation according to Tom Lemming of CSTV ... SuperPrep/Scout.com Top 100 selection (No. 74) ... SuperPrep/Scout.com Top 30 Alabama selection (No. 7) ... No. 25 player on the Scout.com Southeast 150 list ... participated in the Under Armour All-Star Game in Orlando, Fla. ... ScoutSouth.com Star of Alabama selection ... Rivals.com Top 100 selection (No. 28) ... rushed for 917 yards and 15 touchdowns and threw for 834 yards and 10 scores as a senior ... recorded 1,070 rushing yards and 1,059 yards passing and scored 19 total touchdowns in his junior season ... played for head coach Kerry Stephenson.