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Galen Scott
Galen Scott

Hometown:
Orlando, Florida

Event:
Football

Sport:
Football

Football (1997-2000)

Inducted: 2007

Three-time all-American and four-time all-conference selection ... ended his career as the leading tackler at Illinois State with 579 ... owns the school record for tackles in a game (27 versus Southern Utah, 10-31-98) and tackles in a season (186 in 1998) ... as a freshman in 1997, was named to the Gateway All-Newcomer Team and received honorable mention all-league honors ... at the time, he was only the sixth Redbird player to receive all-America honors in three different seasons ... named a 1998 Football Gazette First-Team All-American and Sports Network Second Team All-American ... in 1999 and 2000, received third-team all-America honors from the Football Gazette ... first-team All-Gateway in 1998 and 2000, while earning second-team plaudits in 1999 ... during a 29-game span, posted 28 double-digit tackle performances ... owns the freshman record for tackles in a game with 23 ... of his 579 career tackles, 337 were solo stops ... made 45 tackles for loss and 19 quarterback sacks in his career ... played in 48 games with 40 starting assignments ... coached for seven seasons at ISU, the final two as the defensive coordinator ... named the 2005 AFCA I-AA Assistant Coach of the Year ... coached defensive backs at Tulsa for two seasons ... currently the linebackers coach at the University of Memphis.