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Scott Plate

Hometown:
Brooklyn, MI

High School:
Columbia Central HS

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 190

Position:
Defensive Back

Birthdate:
07/07/1970

1993 - - Nominated for all-Big Ten honors . . . started all 12 games and 28 straight over three years . . . five interceptions are the most by a Hawkeye since Dwight Sistrunk had five in 1987 . . . nine career thefts tied for eighth sport on career list . . . defensive MVP vs. Michigan State . . . 42 tackles, two recovered fumbles and eight pass break-ups . . . seven tackles and an interception vs. Tulsa . . . six tackles vs. Purdue . . . four stops and an interception vs. Northern Illinois . . . four tackles vs. California in Alamo Bowl . . . 11 yard interception to go with three tackles at Indiana . . . pass interception and fumble recovery vs. Michigan State.

1992 - - started all 12 games . . . one interception at Colorado . . . 22-yard return of blocked field goal attempt vs. Wisconsin . . . one interception and a pass break-up at Illinois . . . seven tackles (five solo) and a pass break-up at Michigan . . . eight tackles vs. Ohio State . . . defensive Mr. Hustle vs. Buckeyes . . . four stops (three solos) with a fumble recovery and a pass break up vs. Iowa State.

1991 - - started 10 games at left cornerback . . . tied for team lead with two interceptions . . . ranked fifth in Big Ten with seven pass break-ups . . . had pass thefts vs. Ohio State and Purdue . . . recovered fumbles vs. Michigan and Northwestern . . . five tackles vs. Wisconsin, Northwestern and Illinois . . . four solo tackles vs. Brigham Young in Holiday Bowl . . . four stops vs. Ohio State.

1990 - - saw action in all 12 games and made 32 tackles (28 solo) . . . career-high seven tackles at Illinois . . . six stops (all solo) and a pass defended vs. Purdue . . . defended two passes at Michigan and one vs. Ohio State . . . three tackles each vs. Iowa State, Miami and Michigan.

1989 - - -redshrited . . . scout team defensive MVP vs. Michigan State

High school honors - - Second team all-state and all-area (as DB and TB) . . . captain and offensive MVP . . . Career - - three-year starter on offense and defense . . . school-record 14 interceptions (433 return yards and four TDs) . . . rushed for 1,280 yards and 18 TDs as senior, including 278 yards and five touchdowns in one game . . . led team to 8-1 mark as starting quarterback as junior . . . seven interceptions and 28 passes defended his junior year . . . intercepted three passes in one game and returned two for TDs . . . Personal . . . born 7/1/70 . . . leisure studies major . . . honor student . . . brother Todd was a defensive back at Michigan and cousin Troy is offensive lineman for Wolverines . . . brother Rick played tailback at Central Michigan.

Career Statistics

Defense Solo Ast. Total PBU Int.
Freshman 28 4 32 4 0
Sophomore 26 13 39 7 2
Junior 30 14 44 7 2
Senior 32 10 42 8 5
Career 116 41 157 26 9
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