Jake Scott
1945 - 2020
BORN
July 20, 1945
DIED
November 19, 2020
Jake Scott was a former safety with the Miami Dolphins who was named most valuable player at Super Bowl VII in 1972.

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Published by Arizona Daily Sun on Nov. 20, 2020.
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ENJOY , YOUR HOLIDAYS TO A LEGENDARY FOOTBALL PLAYER TO YOU !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! BROTHER #13 FROM , EVERYBODY AT BYRON'S BAR AND GRILLE RESTAURANT !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! CORINTHIANS 1:11:20-1:11:34 ??????????????????????
CHEF ASHLEY DUFFY
November 30, 2020
Such a tragedy for the family. I am truly sorry for your loss. May God continue to be with the family
Mae
November 29, 2020
God is a God of all Comfort
November 25, 2020
Jake was a legend not only at the Athens Y, Georgia, the Dolphins and later the Washington Redskins. He was a very confident person in all aspects of life. I first remember Jake when playing Athens Y football. He would ride up on his motorcycle and join us younger guys in a game at the Y. At Georgia, he was always a leader and finding ways to get things going with members of the team. He started many escapades that got others in trouble but Jake managed to fade into the background just in time. He loved Football,starting a saying, drinking beer and partying. However he loved to party but he was always ready to play football. Jake would have been a great player in the NBA or MLB if he chose those sports. He truly excelled at football and could play numerous offense and defense backfield and receiver positions. We all enjoyed sitting around and joking with Jake at Georgia. He was a sharp dresser and enjoyed taking off in his corvette to head to Hot Lanta! I believe that he would have gotten the Heisman if he had stayed another year and played both ways. He was a genius in so many ways. He will be missed but fondly remembered by all that knew him and especially as a teammate. Rest in Peace! Jake.
Jim Massey
Friend
November 24, 2020
Sincere condolences to the Scott Family, May you be strengthened by the Almighty God for the loss in your lives. May He daily carry the burdens of your grieving hearts forever. Psalm 68:19
BRY
November 24, 2020
My old Coach at the YMCA. One of the best football players I ever saw. He did it his way. Put him in the NFL Hall of Fame. Condolence to the family.
Reggie Erwin
Friend
November 23, 2020
TRIPLE WOW !!!!!!!!!! I , DON'T BELIEVE THAT JACOB IS REALLY GONE !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! HAPPY , EARLY HUMP DAY TO YOU !!!!!!!!!!! BUT , MORE IMPORTANTLY REST EASY TO YOU !!!!!!!!!!!!! MY FRIEND #13
CRISTIAN DEVIN WOOD
November 23, 2020
Sympathy to family! He was a great player!
Mary Younce
November 23, 2020
Jake Scott was the real deal.May the good lord welcome him with all his departed friends into eternity.
Rod Sidway
Significant_other
November 22, 2020
R.I.P. OG#13
Michele Hodges
Father
November 22, 2020
My other favorite #13. Great athlete and head strong. My favorite player on the 72 team. My he Rest In Peace Jake. Been to over 200 games, including 72 & 73.
Lee Bennett
November 22, 2020
all of my prayers and condilencrs
Robert Hill
Acquaintance
November 22, 2020
Jake was good and great. I regret his passing but appreciate his life. He was beloved. Many benefited from his ability to get things done, myself included. It was hard to say “no” to Jake Scott.
David Braswelk
Friend
November 22, 2020
He was my favorite player of all time. I'll never forget him and he'll be greatly missed. My heartfelt and deepest condolences to his family, I pray that the God of all comfort strengthens them during this difficult time.
J.D.
November 22, 2020
God is a God of all Comfort and he will Comfort the family's..My heartfelt condolences to the family's.
November 22, 2020
Sincere condolences to the Scott family, so very sorry for your loss. May God give you peace and strength to carry you through this most difficult time of your loss.
November 22, 2020
Our heartfelt condolences goes out to the family and friends.
May you all be comforted as you cherish the wonderful memories shared as well as the beautiful words of comfort from God to comfort “ All who mourn “ bring you a measure of solace and peace during this very difficult period.
Ezeko & Rossy
November 21, 2020
Greatest saftey in the history of football.
James Stone
Acquaintance
November 21, 2020
My condolences.
November 21, 2020
My sincere condolences to the Scott family. May the God of all comfort provide you all the strength to cope with your loss
TD
November 21, 2020
Grief can be so hard, but our special memories of our loved ones, can bring us comfort and peace. May God be with the family.
November 21, 2020
I roomed with Jake Scott at the Bullis Prep School (1963-64). Although a football superstar even then and in possession of a genius I.Q., he was a humble equal with me in our relationship in which we discussed much of life. I never saw anything get Jake down. I always know when he was on his way to the room because he would literally be singing some song of the moment. He brought his ukelele to school and taught me how to play several tunes. Always a nice guy, one who never backed down from anyone who purposely challenged him, I will mostly remember him for that big, Southern Georgia smile which was a boilerplate for his attitude in life. What a good man he was even at the age of a teenager. He taught me much. He was one of a kind.
James Kelly
Classmate
November 21, 2020
Jake was a great friend and buddy. We shared some good times, met him by chance at his home in Hawaii over 20 years ago and we became friends. He invited my wife and I to his house on Super Bowl Sunday and we went back several times in the following years. He would always check on us by phone, and several times we met him in Atlanta for a week-end. Rita & Laura, I am certain you are heartbroken, Carol & I are also! My deepest condolences to all of his family! May God rest his soul! Jake needs to be put in the NFL Hall of Fame, he should never be forgotten. Miss you buddy, Godspeed. Van & Carol Woodell
Van Woodell
Friend
November 20, 2020
A quiet and reserved man who would do anything for you! I will miss you.
Dan Quinn
Friend
November 20, 2020
Carol Sivadge
November 20, 2020
One of the greatest athletes in college and professional football history; definitely Pro Football Hall of Fame worthy. Jake was as scrappy and tough, as he was instinctive, smart, athletically gifted, and fundamentally sound. Just an outstanding football player. A "No-Name," who should always be considered a big name in the All-Time Greats category.

Rest in peace, #13.

November 20, 2020
Godspeed Jake, and thank you for sharing a part of your life with us, and the wonderful football memories.
Harry Simpson
November 20, 2020
Sorry to see about the passing of Jake Scott
I followed his career closely. Mainly because of the fact that I got his football trading card so many times. It cemented an image in my mind
A great man
Condolences
Mark Cullen
Friend
November 20, 2020
I and d my sincere condolences to the family for your loss. Always keep your memories closer to your heart as the God of tender mercies comfort you.
Mary
Neighbor
November 20, 2020
My condolences.
November 20, 2020