Larry Scott | University of Tennessee

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Team: University of Tennessee
Organization: NCAA Football
Position: Special Teams Coor./TE
Hometown: Sebring, Florida


Entering his first full season on Rocky Top in 2016, Scott was named tight ends coach and special teams coordinator for the Volunteers.

Joined the Vols after spending the last three seasons as the Miami Hurricanes' tight ends coach and interim head coach for the final six games of the 2015 season

As Miami's interim head coach, led the Hurricanes to a 4-2 mark and a berth in the Sun Bowl

Has 15 years of coaching experience, including 11 seasons on the collegiate level, and has coached in eight bowl games

Became the 22nd football coach in UM history on Oct. 25, 2015, given the interim tag after Al Golden was fired after seven games. The Hurricanes won four of their last five games under Scott en route to an 8-4 finish.

In 2014, the UM tight ends combined for 52 receptions and 833 yards receiving. Under Scott's tutelage, Clive Walford led the team with 44 catches and earned third-team All-America and second-team All-ACC honors. Following the season, Walford was selected in the third round of the NFL Draft by the Oakland Raiders.

Spent eight seasons at the University of South Florida, beginning in 2005 as the director of high school relations. He moved to a graduate assistant role in 2006 before he was promoted to tight ends coach in 2007, a position he led from 2007-08 and again in 2010-11.

Coached the USF offensive line in 2009 and moved to running backs coach in 2012.

A native of Sebring, Fla., Scott was part of a group that helped USF to its fifth straight eight-win season, making it one of only 15 programs nationally and one of just 10 in BCS leagues to accomplish the feat

Began his coaching career as run game coordinator and offensive line coach at Tampa's Wharton High School from May 2001-August 2001

Served as offensive coordinator and offensive line coach from 2001-03 at Freedom School before returning to his alma mater, Sebring High School, in 2004 as the co-offensive coordinator
Was a three-year letterman at South Florida, where he played offensive tackle and earned his bachelor's degree in communications

Scott and his wife, Shakiera, have three children: sons, Larry and Jalen, and daughter Jurnee

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