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Scott Hyland

Class: Senior
Position: LB
Height: 6-0
Weight: 220

Previous School: Liberty Christian Academy

Hometown: Forest, Va.

2012 (Jr.)
• Big South All-Conference second team
• Capital One Academic All-District III first team
• Started all 11 games (10 at weak side linebacker and one a strong side linebacker)
• Ranked second on the team with 55 tackles (19 solo, 36 assisted), leading the team in assisted stops
• Third on team with 5.0 tackles for a loss
• One of five Flames with an interception on the season
• Posted seven games with five or more tackles, including five games with six stops or more
• Recorded season-best nine stops at Montana (Sept. 15)
• Made six tackles and picked off a pass, returning it 11 yards against Stony Brook (Nov. 10)
• Helped Liberty finish the season ranked No. 15 nationally in total defense (314.73 yards allowed per game) and 24th in rushing defense (126.09)

2011 (So.)
• Started all 11 games as the JACK linebacker
• Ranked fifth on the team with 46 tackles
• Ranked fourth on the team with five tackles for a loss
• Finished the Presbyterian College game with a season-high eight tackles (two solo, six assisted)
• Took back first career interception for 22 yards and a score against Charleston Southern
• Named to Big South Presidential Honor Roll

2010 (Fr.)
• Member of the Big South Presidential Honor Roll
• Saw playing time in all 11 games as a true freshman
• Finished the year with 17 tackles, including 10 solo stops
• Four stops against Savannah State and Stony Brook, including two solo tackles during each contest

Prep
• Graduated from Liberty Christian Academy
• Two-time all-state honoree at linebacker
• Finished his career with 195 tackles, 15 sacks and seven interceptions
• Helped LCA to a state title as a junior
• Conference Defensive Player of the Year as a junior, finishing with 79 tackles and six sacks
• First team all-conference honoree at tight end and linebacker as a senior

Personal
• Son of Scott and Jennifer Hyland
• Birthday is Jan. 12
• Biology/pre-med major