Tray Scott

American football coach (born 1984)
Tray Scott
Current position
TitleDefensive line coach
TeamGeorgia
ConferenceSEC
Biographical details
Born (1984-11-13) November 13, 1984 (age 39)
Crossett, Arkansas, U.S.
Alma materArkansas Tech
Playing career
2003–2007Arkansas Tech
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
2008–2009Arkansas Tech (GA)
2010–2011Arkansas State (GA)
2012Ole Miss (GA)
2013–2014UT Martin (DL)
2015–2016North Carolina (DL)
2017–presentGeorgia (DL)
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
national (2021, 2022)

Travion "Tray" Scott (born November 13, 1984) is an American college football coach who is currently the defensive line coach at Georgia.

Coaching career

Scott began his coaching career as a graduate assistant at his alma mater, Arkansas Tech, in 2008, a position he would keep until 2010.[1] He was then hired by Arkansas State in the same position, where he stayed until the conclusion of the 2011 season.[2] In 2012, Scott was again hired as a graduate assistant, this time at Ole Miss.[3] In 2013 he moved to UT Martin where he coached the defensive line until his departure in 2014. In 2015 he was hired by the North Carolina Tar Heels as the team's defensive line coach,[4] and he stayed there until 2016. In 2017 he was hired as the defensive line coach for Ole Miss.[5] A few months later, he left to become the defensive line coach for Georgia.[6] Scott received a raise to $750,000 after winning the 2023 national championship.[7] Scott was named the Recruiter of the Year by Rivals.com after helping the Bulldogs get the number two recruiting class in 2023.[8]

References

  1. ^ Strasner, Sam (January 2, 2018). "Former ATU Player Helps UGA Reach CFP Final". Arkansas Tech University Athletics. Retrieved August 14, 2023.
  2. ^ "Travion Scott". Arkansas State University Athletics. Retrieved August 14, 2023.
  3. ^ "Ole Miss announces the hire of assistant coach Tray Scott". Saturday Down South. Retrieved August 14, 2023.
  4. ^ "Tray Scott Joining UNC Coaching Staff". Tar Heel Times. Retrieved August 14, 2023.
  5. ^ Morales, Antonio. "Ole Miss officially fills staff with Tray Scott hire". The Clarion-Ledger. Retrieved 14 August 2023.
  6. ^ Paschall, David. "Georgia tabs Tray Scott as defensive line coach". Chattanooga Times Free-Press. Retrieved 14 August 2023.
  7. ^ Towers, Chip. "Kirby Smart still trying to solidify Georgia football staff for 2022". The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Retrieved 14 August 2023.
  8. ^ Kirby II, Christian. "Tray Scott Wins Rivals Recruiter of the Year". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved 14 August 2023.

External links

  • North Carolina Tar Heels profile
  • Georgia Bulldogs profile
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2021 Georgia Bulldogs football—consensus national champions
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2022 Georgia Bulldogs football—consensus national champions