(WHTM) – While most seventh-round draft picks dream of the chance to play for a Super Bowl, it is rarely a reality.
When Lancaster native Nick Scott was drafted 243rd overall by the Los Angeles Rams in 2019 — just getting time on the field was the only thing on his mind.
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The two-time Penn State captain then did what he has done his entire football life – earned it.
Scott moved up in the ranks from no-name to special team contributor and now his most significant role, starting safety.
His biggest play came last week with an interception of 7x Super Bowl champion Tom Brady in the Rams 30-27 win in Tampa Bay.
Scott also made an impact in the 20-17 NFC Championship win over the San Francisco 49ers with 6 tackles in the defensive grudge match.
Scott’s Rams will now prepare for the Cinderella story that is the Cincinnati Bengals when they square off in Super Bowl 56 from Sofi Stadium on Sunday, February 13th.