Joined the team as a walk-on in 2007 ... Impressed the coaches with his football instincts and passion for the game ... Picked up signicant gains in strength during the off-season workout program ... Made three tackles for the victorious White team in the Blue/White Spring Game.
2007 (Freshman): Redshirted.
High School: Highly productive defensive lineman at Central HS in Louisville ... In his three years as a starter, he totaled 238 tackles, 17 quarterback sacks and caused eight fumbles ... Honorable-mention all-state by the Louisville Courier-Journal as a senior when he gathered 88 tackles, 12 sacks, seven additional tackles for loss, seven forced fumbles and three pass breakups ... Three-year member of the all-disctrict team ... The Central Yellowjackets produced a 29-10 mark his final three seasons, including a trip to the state semifinals his senior year ... Named to the Kentucky "Tremendous 26" list of the top prospects in the state ... All-South Region by PrepStar ... Coached by Steve Serotte ... Also participated in basketball and track ... Honor-roll student.
Personal: Born in Louisville, Ky. ... Son of Joseph Scott and Karen Stephenson ... Major is undeclared.