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Josiah Scott, a cornerback for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League, was born on April 5, 1999. He attended Michigan State during his collegiate football career before being selected by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the fourth round of the 2020 NFL Draft.

Scott picked Michigan State over scholarship offers from Iowa, West Virginia, Miami of Ohio, and other schools after playing at Fairfield High School in Fairfield, Ohio.

Josiah Scott

Scott was selected for ESPN’s Freshman All-America team as a freshman. He started twelve of the Spartans’ thirteen games, missing one due to injury, before receiving the honor.

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 traded cornerback A. J. Bouye to the Denver Broncos. On July 27, 2020, the Jaguars placed Scott on the reserve/COVID-19 list; however, he was activated three days later.

How Good Is Josiah Scott?

Scott made 11 tackles, including one tackle for a loss and 10 solo tackles. According to Pro Football Reference, he gave up six completions on seven targets for 77 yards and a passer rating of 112.5 when targeted.

For the 2020 campaign, Pro Football Focus gave Scott an overall grade of 46.9.

What Happened To Josiah Scott?

On May 18, 2021, Scott was dealt to the Philadelphia Eagles along with Jameson Houston and a sixth-round pick in 2023. On September 2, 2021, he was put on injured reserve.