Scott graduated from RLHS in 1976 as a two-sport athlete. He was a running back for the Warriors in 1975, ran for 1,012 yards and was voted offensive MVP. He earned All-Conference and All Northwest honors. In track, Scott qualified for State in discus for three consecutive years. In his junior year, he placed second in State in discus and his senior year he placed second in State in the shot put. Scott still holds the RLHS record in the shot (57-3) and discus (169-3). He accepted a full football scholarship to the University of Minnesota. In his sophomore season of 1977, Harms, who was playing nose guard for the Gophers, suffered a season-ending knee injury. Following college, Scott spent five years in New York studying acting and performing in television commercials. He then moved to California, appearing in movies and television soap operas. Scott later returned to Minnesota and now works for the City of St. Paul in the forestry department, and owns a tree service. Scott and his wife Sheri reside in North Branch MN.