Report: Jaguars trading former Michigan State DB
Former Michigan State defensive back Josiah Scott has been traded out of Jacksonville.
Tuesday, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that the Jacksonville Jaguars are dealing Scott to the Philadelphia Eagles after just one season with the organization. The Eagles will be sending cornerback Jameson Houston and a 2023 sixth-round pick to the Eagles.
Scott was selected in the fourth round of the 2020 NFL Draft, going No. 137 overall to Jacksonville. He entered his name into the draft after earning second-team All-B1G honors at Michigan State during the 2019 season.
Trade: Jaguars are dealing CB Josiah Scott to the Philadelphia Eagles in exchange for CB Jameson Houston and a 2023 sixth-round pick, per sources.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) May 18, 2021
In his rookie season with the Jaguars, Scott played in six games and was credited with 11 total tackles, 10 of which were solo stops.
Before jumping to the NFL, Scott spent three seasons with the Spartans an played in 30 career games. He piled up 98 tackles, 32 passes defended, 7 interceptions and 2 tackles for loss during his time in East Lansing.
Scott was also named freshman All-American by ESPN and earned third-team All-B1G honors in 2017.