|Position:||Defensive backs coach|
|Born:||May 2, 1985|
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|Career highlights and awards|
Early coaching career
Scott's coaching career began at Delta State as a graduate assistant in 2007. He then went on to work four years at Tusculum College serving as the team’s recruiting coordinator, defensive backs coach and linebackers coach. He then went on to coach at Southeastern Louisiana for three years, coaching the linebackers for the first two years and then serving as the defensive coordinator in 2014. In 2015 Scott coached the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs safeties under head coach Skip Holtz. For the next two years he oversaw the entire Red Raider secondary.
Scott spent three years coaching at the University of Alabama under Nick Saban and defensive coordinator Pete Golding whom he had previously worked with at Southeastern and at Tusculum.Originally he was coaching both positions in the defensive backfield, but for the final two years of his tenure at Alabama he was only coaching corners. In 2020 he was a part of the Alabama undefeated national championship team.
Scott and his wife Taron have a daughter, Kina Bailey.
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