Honors & Awards
» Honorable-Mention All-Big Ten (2023, Coaches, Media)
» Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Spring 2023)
Ben Scott made the preseason watch lists for the Rimington Trophy and the Senior Bowl before playing in all 12 games with 11 starts at center for Nebraska in 2023. His play helped Nebraska rank second in the Big Ten in rushing. Scott was recognized for his play as an honorable-mention All-Big Ten selection.
Before Nebraska (St. Louis HS/Arizona State)
Scott joined Nebraska as a transfer from Arizona State. He started all four games at right tackle during the abbreviated 2020 season and all 13 games at right tackle in 2021. In his final season at Arizona State in 2022, Scott started 11 games at center.
In 2020, Scott’s play helped the Sun Devils rank seventh nationally in rushing. The next season, Scott was on the field for 794 of Arizona State’s 808 offensive snaps on the season. According to Pro Football Focus, Scott ranked 28th nationally in run blocking among all offensive tackles with at least 500 snaps.
A native of Honolulu, Hawaii, Scott was a three-time state champion for powerhouse St. Louis High School. In Scott’s three seasons on the varsity team, St. Louis compiled a 33-1 record, including 27 straight victories to end his career. The Crusaders averaged 46.5 points in his senior season and were ranked as the No. 6 high school team in the country by MaxPreps. Scott was regarded as a three-star prospect out of high school.
Ben is the son of Donald and Renee Scott, and he was born on Jan. 9, 2001. He earned his degree in biological sciences from Arizona State and is taking graduate courses at Nebraska. Scott has volunteered with the Nebraska Football Road Race and the Huskers’ Day of Service.