Cedric Scott is in his fifth season on the Jaguars coaching staff as assistant strength and conditioning coach working under Head of Strength and Conditioning Tom Myslinski.
Scott worked briefly in 2012 at the University of North Carolina in the strength and conditioning department before joining the Jaguars. He previously served three years (2009-11) at the University of Southern Mississippi on the strength and conditioning staff, also spending his last two years as head strength and conditioning coach for men’s basketball. He was a graduate assistant in 2008. Scott was a standout defensive end for Southern Mississippi, where he received his bachelor’s degree in exercise physiology and his master’s degree in sports administration. A two-time Conference USA champion and Conference Defensive Player of the Year in 2000, Scott earned All-America honors as a senior defensive end and posted career totals of 199 tackles, 47 tackles for losses and 26 quarterback sacks. On September 12, 2015, Scott was inducted into Southern Mississippi’s Athletic Hall of Fame.
Scott was the fourth-round draft pick for the New York Giants in 2001 and also spent time with the Cleveland Browns and Scottish Claymores of the World League. During his time with Canadian Football League’s Edmonton Eskimos, Scott was part of a defensive line unit that broke the team’s sack record and won the 2005 Grey Cup Championship. A native of Gulfport, Miss., Scott and his wife, Dorian, have two sons, Cedric Jr. (4) and Cameron (1).
COACHING BACKGROUND: Southern Mississippi 2009-11, North Carolina 2012, Jacksonville Jaguars 2012-present