Professional cornerback Josiah Scott plays for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League.
He was a member of the football squad at Fairfield High School. He participated in college football with the Michigan State Spartans at Michigan State University.
He was chosen for ESPN’s Freshman All-America Team as a freshman. He missed the first eight games of his sophomore season because of a torn meniscus. He recorded three tackles and four pass breakups during the game, earning the title of defensive MVP of the 2018 Redbox Bowl.
His junior year saw him make all thirteen starts, and with 32 passes intercepted, he finished his career tied for the 12th-most in MSU history. The Jacksonville Jaguars selected Scott with the 137th overall choice in the fourth round of the 2020 NFL Draft. In order to obtain the pick used to select Scott, the Jaguars previously traded cornerback A. J. Bouye to the Denver Broncos.
In July 2020, the Jaguars placed him on the reserve/COVID-19 list; however, he was activated three days later. In May 2021, he was exchanged for Jameson Houston and a sixth-round pick in 2023, going to the Philadelphia Eagles. On September 2, 2021, he was placed on injured reserve, and on October 2, 2021, he was activated.
How Many Siblings Does Josiah Scott Have?
Josiah Scott is from a family of athletes. All his siblings have had a taste of college football. He has three siblings. His siblings Isaiah and Joshua were key contributors to Mount Union’s 2012 Division III National Championship, and his younger brother Elijah is a junior linebacker for the Purple Raiders