- Performed in productions of West Side Story and The Wiz in Winston-Salem, NC, in the early 1980s.
- In college, worked as a reporter for the student radio station, played on a club football team and became a member of the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity.
- Started working for ESPN in 1993.
- Recorded his trademark "Boo-yah!" as a play call for the ESPN GameStation toy.
- Nearly lost his vision after being hit by a football while covering the Jets at their 2002 training camp.
- In 2004, was requested by U.S. soldiers to participate in ESPN's SportsCenter: Salute to the Troops programming.
- Became ill during November 2007 Steelers-Dolphins game and had to have an emergency appendectomy; during surgery, a malignancy was discovered and he then underwent chemotherapy.
- Honored at the 2014 ESPY Awards with the Jimmy V Award.
- Jacqueline Scott — Mother
- Kristin Spodobalski — Significant Other
- O. Ray Scott — Father
- Kimberley Scott — Ex-wife
- Sydni Scott — Daughter
- Taelor Scott — Daughter
- Synthia Kearney — Sister
- Stephen Scott — Brother
- Susan Scott — Sister
- University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States (BA in Speech Communications and Radio, Television and Motion Pictures, 1987)
- Birth Name: Stuart Orlando Scott
- Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, United States
- Birthday: July 19, 1965, Cancer
- Died: January 4, 2015
- Profession: Sports anchor, Reporter
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