Since Bo Scarbrough did not start his professional career until 2018, time will tell if he will find a good place for himself in the history of the NFL or if he will retire to the background like thousands of his predecessors in the league. In the meantime, here’s what you should know about his life.
Bo Scarbrough’s Bio (Age)
Bo’s age is one of the many things that are seen as his advantage in American football. Since he was born on September 29 and in 1996, it is believed that he has time on his side to achieve everything he wants in his professional career. According to records, his birthplace was in Eutaw, Alabama, where he also grew up.
Although we cannot yet collect meaningful details about Bo Scarbrough’s upbringing, it is common knowledge that the beginning of his soccer career was during his high school years. From what we have learned, this boy was a student at Tuscaloosa County High School in Northport and Northridge High School, both located in Alabama – he started at the latter and ended his career with the former. Even when he was a member of the high school soccer teams, it was pretty obvious that Bo would play college soccer and end up in the NFL, he was a remarkable playmaker.
Despite the fact that he was afflicted with several injuries, first a broken ankle and then a ruptured ACL, Scarbrough was able to distinguish himself as one of the best players in Northridge High School. Although the broken ankle he suffered in his first year pushed him to the sidelines, he had a chance to prove himself the next season. Bo flared up for his team and quickly collected 13 touchdowns while running 938 yards. He was unstoppable without the cracked ACL he had towards the end of the season. He recovered as a junior and was supposed to improve his performance, but fate only allowed him to play seven games. Bo was injured again, this time it was a high ankle sprain that caused him to finish the season with only 792 stormy yards.
For reasons best known to Bo, he decided to leave Northridge High. He left school and went to Tuscaloosa County where he continued to play, but that was only going to take a while as he would also leave Tuscaloosa County for the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. The running back later said that he hugged the IMG Academy because it was a chance for him to focus on his academics as much as he gave priority to football, and the Academy was his best chance to prepare super for college, he claimed.
Bo Scarbrough NFL Career
Everyone agreed that Bo was a five-star recruit when he was to leave IMG for college. He received several offers, but as expected, he preferred the University of Alabama. With the Crimson Tide, he again fought a ruptured ACL before finding his foot in the squad. Among other accomplishments, he was honored as the offensive MVP of the 2016 Peach Bowl. Bo Scarbrough became SEC and CFP Champion in 2015; the following year he was again SEC Champion and again CFP National Champion in 2017.
After finishing his junior season with 8 touchdowns, 17 receptions for 109 yards, and 596 yards on 124 carries, Bo decided to give up his senior year and apply for the 2018 NFL Draft, which marked the beginning of his professional career. The Dallas Cowboys came for him as the 236th overall in the seventh round. At the time of writing this article, all eyes are on Bo to see how he would survive in the NFL.
Height, Weight, and Body Measurements
Physical fitness and endurance are important in football. As much as a skill is expected from a player, it is ideal to have a good height that is proportional to body weight. Bo Scarbrough has nothing to worry about in this regard, as he is 6′ 1″ tall and weighs 228 lb.
Although we have not been able to obtain comprehensive information on his other body measurements, we have confirmed that his arms measure 33 1/2″ and his hands 10 1/2″.