NORTH CHARLESTON, SC - Former Charleston Swamp Foxes lineman Antoinne Scott, a two-year arenafootball2 veteran, was signed by the Arizona Rattlers on Tuesday.Scott
played the second-half of the 2003 season with the Swamp Foxes along the offensive and defensive front.
As per Rattlers'
team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.Scott
becomes the third player from the Swamp Foxes' 2003 roster to make the move to the Arena Football League
joins WR/DB Michael Brown
who signed with the Orlando Predators and kicker Rob Bironas, who signed with the Carolina Cobras.Scott
appeared in eight games for the Swamp Foxes during the record setting 9-7 season.He
tallied 13 total tackles, three of which were unassisted, including three for loss and a pair of sacks.Scott
ranked fifth out of all the Foxes' linemen despite only playing half of the allotted 16 games.
was one of our mid-season acquisitions that helped us make a run at the team's first playoff berth," said Swamp Foxes head coach Rik Richards.
While in Memphis, Scott
totaled six total tackles, including one for loss and a sack, in six games of action.He
also recorded his
first career safety while with the Xplorers.
Prior to making the move indoors, Scott
was with the Saskatchewan Roughriders organization of the CFL in 2001.He played collegiate football in the SEC as a defensive tackle for the University of Mississippi where he played with current New Orleans Saints' running back, Deuce McAllister.
Since the team's inception in 1992, the Arizona Rattlers
have appeared in four ArenaBowl championship games, including making it to the finals each of the past two seasons.The Rattlers
have won the AFL's championship twice - in 1994 and 1997.