Savon Scarver

American gridiron football player (born 1998)

American football player
Savon Scarver
Personal information
Born: (1998-12-23) December 23, 1998 (age 25)
Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.
Height:5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight:190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school:Centennial
(Las Vegas, Nevada)
College:Utah State (2017–2021)
Position:Wide receiver
Career history
  • Chicago Bears (2022)*
  • Ottawa Redblacks (2022–2023)
  • Toronto Argonauts (2024)*
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Active
CFL status:American
Career highlights and awards
  • Jet Award (2018)
  • Consensus All-American (2018)
  • 2× First-team All-Mountain West (2018, 2019)
  • Second-team All-MWC (2021)

Savon Scarver (born December 23, 1998) is an American gridiron football wide receiver who is a free agent. He was most recently a member of the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He played college football at Utah State.

High school career

Scarver played high school football at Centennial High School in Las Vegas. Scarver was a three-star recruit coming out of high school and committed to play football at Utah State.[1][2]

College career

After recording 156 receiving yards, two receiving touchdowns, 742 return yards, and two return touchdowns, he was named a Consensus All-American as an all-purpose back.[3] For his efforts, he was named the recipient of the 2018 Jet Award, given to the top return specialist in college football.[4]

Professional career

Chicago Bears

Scarver signed with the Chicago Bears as an undrafted free agent on May 6, 2022, but was waived three days later.[5][6]

Ottawa Redblacks

Scarver signed with the Ottawa Redblacks as a member of their practice squad on September 22, 2022, but did not play in a game in 2022.[7] In 2023, Scarver played in the first five regular season games where he recorded seven receptions for 69 yards and three punt returns for 18 yards. He was then demoted to the practice roster and then later released on July 26, 2023.[8]

Toronto Argonauts

On February 7, 2024, it was announced that Scarver had signed with the Toronto Argonauts.[9] However, he was released during training camp on May 19, 2024.[10]


  1. ^ "Savon Scarver, Centennial , Wide Receiver". 247Sports. Retrieved April 18, 2020.
  2. ^ "Savon Scarver Announces Commitment to Play Football at Utah State University". Retrieved April 18, 2020.
  3. ^ "Savon Scarver – Football". Utah State University Athletics. Retrieved May 22, 2019.
  4. ^ "Utah State's Savon Scarver Heading to Nebraska To Receive Jet Award". Utah State University Athletics. Retrieved August 24, 2019.
  5. ^ Mayer, Larry (May 6, 2022). "Roster Moves: Bears sign undrafted free agents".
  6. ^ Mayer, Larry (May 9, 2022). "Roster Moves: Bears sign six undrafted rookies".
  7. ^ 3Down Staff (September 22, 2022). "Ottawa Redblacks sign former star college return specialist Savon Scarver, one other". 3DownNation. Retrieved January 1, 2023.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  8. ^ "Redblacks release receiver Savon Scarver". 3DownNation. July 26, 2023.
  9. ^ "Argos add American WR Savon Scarver". Toronto Argonauts. February 7, 2024.
  10. ^ "Double blue bring back QB Nick Arbuckle". Toronto Argonauts. May 19, 2024.

External links

  • Utah State Aggies bio
  • Toronto Argonauts bio
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Jet Award winners