Jake Scott, member of undefeated Dolphins team and Super Bowl VII MVP, dies at 75

Jake Scott, who was once the MVP of Tremendous Bowl VII for the Miami Dolphins, died Thursday. He was once 75.

Scott’s former teammate Dick Anderson advised the Miami Bring in that Scott had fallen and harm his head, resulting in his hospitalization in Atlanta and in the long run his loss of life. The Atlanta Magazine-Charter reported that the College of Georgia, the place Scott performed school soccer, additionally showed the loss of life.

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The Dolphins later launched a remark on Scott’s passing.

Scott was once a defensive again and joined the Dolphins in 1970 when the staff decided on him within the 7th spherical of the draft. He went directly to play for Miami for 6 seasons sooner than becoming a member of the then-Washington Redskins for the general 3 seasons of his profession.

With the Dolphins, he was once named to the Professional Bowl 5 occasions and was once an All-Professional two occasions. He recorded 49 interceptions in 126 profession video games between the Dolphins and the Redskins. He was once part of the 1972 undefeated Dolphins staff and the 1973 staff. Each groups gained the Tremendous Bowl.

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Scott was once Tremendous Bowl MVP when the Dolphins went undefeated throughout the 1972 season and beat Washington, 14-7. In that sport, Bob Griese threw a 28-yard landing move to Howard Twilley and Jim Kiick scored a 1-yard landing. Each ratings got here within the first quarter.

Scott held the protection down, selecting off Billy Kilmer two times and recording two tackles within the sport. He was once the second one defensive participant to be named Tremendous Bowl MVP.

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At Georgia, Scott was once a consensus All-American in 1968. He was once inducted into the School Soccer Corridor of Status in 2011.

Scott is the newest member of the 1972 Dolphins staff to die this 12 months. Mythical trainer Don Shula kicked the bucket in Might, Kiick died in June. Remaining 12 months, Bob Kuechenberg, Nick Buoniconti and Matt Langer all died.

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