Jake Scott

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Jacob E. Scott III (July 20, 1945 – November 19, 2020) was an American professional football player. He was a free safety and punt returner from 1970 to 1978 for the Miami Dolphins and Washington Redskins of the National Football League (NFL).

Scott went to the Pro Bowl five consecutive times between 1971, and 1975. He recorded 35 interceptions in his six seasons as a Dolphin, and another 14 in his three years with the Redskins. He was also a five-time All-Pro. He was born in Greenwood, South Carolina.

Scott died at the age of 75 on November 19, 2020 after suffering head injuries in a fall in Atlanta, Georgia.[1]

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  1. Habib, Hal (November 19, 2020). "Jake Scott, Miami Dolphins legend and Super Bowl MVP, dies at 75". Naples Daily News. Retrieved 2020-11-19.