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Scott Dierking

Scott Dierking

American football player
Scott Dierking
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Quick Facts

Intro American football player
Is American football player Football player
From United States of America
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 24 May 1955
Age 65 years
The details

Biography

Scott Dierking (born May 24, 1955) is a former running back in the National Football League. He played for the New York Jets from 1977-1983 after being drafted in Round 4 of the 1977 NFL Draft.

College career

Before his NFL career, he played for Purdue University. In 1977, Dierking was named First Team All-Big Ten Conference.

Statistics

Source:

NCAA Collegiate Career statistics
Purdue Boilermakers
Season Rushing Receiving
Att Yards Avg Yds/G TD Rec Yards TD
1973 33 170 5.2 15.5 2 2 33 0
1974 164 779 4.8 70.8 5 10 186 0
1975 180 914 5.1 83.1 7 9 125 0
1976 201 1,000 5.0 90.9 11 8 92 0
NCAA Career Totals 578 2,863 5.0 65.1 25 29 436 0

During his playing career, he was sometimes referred to as the human "coke machine" because of his build and toughness.

Personal life

His son, Dan Dierking, attended Wheaton Warrenville South High School in Wheaton, Illinois where he broke several of Harold "Red" Grange's records and carried his 2006 football team to a state championship. Thus he won 2006 Illinois Player of the Year Awards. He attended Purdue University on a full-ride scholarship as a running back/full back. He was the team's starting FB for the 2009 season, was Purdue's finest cover man on special teams and was voted team captain for the 2010 season.

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