SEAGOVILLE – Former Seagoville High School head football coach Joe Scott passed away in 2016 at the age of 90. Coach Scott was an all-state football player at Athens High School.
Coach Scott was the first round draft pick of the New York Giants and played pro football for seven years. He led the NFL in kickoff returns his rookie season and was also the leading rusher.
Coach Scott also served as head football coach at Cooper High School, Clarksville High School, Hondo High School, and Breckenridge High School.
Coach Scott was tough on discipline and hard work habits, and taught his players teamwork, loyalty, respect, and fair play.
SHS Faculty Tribute is a weekly feature at SeagovilleNews.com that spotlights former Seagoville High School faculty members that have passed away.