A versatile defensive end that joins the Cowboys after spending the 2017 season in the junior college ranks ... Rated as a three-star prospect by Rivals and 247Sports ... Holds a top-five ranking at the defensive end position and in the state of Texas by 247Sports, as he is slotted at No. 4 in both rankings among the 2018 junior college recruiting class ... Ranked No. 32 overall in this year’s JUCO recruiting class by 247Sports.
2017 (at TVCC): Coached by Brad Smiley at Trinity Valley Community College ... Played in 10 games for the Cardinals ... Recorded 25 total tackles, including 17 solo stops ... Much of his success came early in the season, as 18 of his tackles were recorded during the month of September ... Logged four quarterback sacks, pushing opposing offenses back 26 total yards in the process ... Also tallied three other total tackles for loss, racking up another 14 yards in doing so ... Credited with one forced fumble.
2016 (at SMU): Played in four games at SMU, recording seven tackles, five of which were unassisted … Also defended one pass in his limited game action as a redshirt-freshman.
2015 (at SMU): Redshirted.
High School: A three-star ESPN and 247Sports recruit... Rated the nation’s No. 112 defensive end by ESPN.com... Notched 49 tackles with four for-loss and three sacks in 2014... Also caught 22 passes for five scores and almost 300 yards... A member of the Dallas Morning News Area Top 100, coming in at No. 76 ... Coached by Brian Rogers at Irving Nimitz… Also played basketball Held offers from Cal, Colorado, Iowa, Iowa State, Kansas State, Minnesota, Northwestern and TCU among others.
Personal: Michael Scott was born Jan. 21, 1997 … Related to former OSU and NFL running back Tatum Bell.