3  Scott Bard
Scott Bard

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Plantsville, CT

High School:
Southington

Height / Weight:
6- / 200

Position:
Quarterback

Birthdate:
02/25/1980


2002: Was 17-27 for 190 yards and a TD against St. John's (9/14) . . . threw for 205 yards against Wagner to become the fourth passer in school history to pass for 2,000 or more yards in a career. Connected with Courtenay Mitchell on a 56-yard touchdown (9/21) . . . threw for 201 yards and a pair of scores in Stony Brook's 24-20 upset of Albany (9/28) . . . completed 17 out of 33 passes for 189 yards with a long of 40 yards including 2 touchdowns in the win over St. Francis (10/5). . . passed for 116 yards with a long of 49 yards in the win against Siena (10/26). . . Completed 19 of the 31 attempts for 140 yds in the win against Central Connecticut. . . (11/02). . . Threw for a season high three touchdowns, rushed two times for 32 yards and if that wasn't enough he passed for 187 yards all in the win over Canisius (11/16) . . .

2001:Concluded his junior season leading the NEC in passing with an impressive 59.2 completion percentage with 135 completions on 228 attempts . . . passed for 1703 yards with 12 touchdowns averaging 243.3 yards per game . . . rushed for 263 yards on 90 attempts averaging 37.6 yards per game with 3 touchdowns . . . In first start at quarterback, connected on 13-25 passes for 176 yards and a TD. His first collegiate TD was a 57-yard catch and run to Londre Blocker (9/21) . . . threw for 196 yards on 20-38 passing and added his first collegiate TD on an 18-yard quarterback draw versus Albany (9/29) . . . turned in one of the finest performances in the history of the program by throwing for a school record 474 yards (25-35) and five touchdowns to lead the SB offense to a school record 613 yards of total offense in 52-30 win over Wagner. His five touchdowns passes equalled a school record and his 15 consecutive completions to begin the game also set a new university record. The 474 passing yards also set a new single-game Northeast Conference high mark. In total, he finshed with a school-record 502 yards of total offense. He also ran for a TD in the fourth quarter. (10/6)...completed 13 of 29 attempts at passing for a total of 131 yards and one touchdown, led the team in rushing with 14 for a gain of 105 yards, the longest being 51 yards against Sacred Heart (10/13)...connected on 22 of 38 passing attempts totaling 230 yards and recorded 13 rushing attempts for 56 yards and one touchdown versus Monmouth(10/20) . . . returned to the starting lineup after missing two games to throw for 202 yards and a touchdown in CCSU win. (11/10) . . . connected on 22 of 30 passes for 294 yards and three TDs to lead SB past St. Francis (Pa.) in the season finale

2000: Served as the backup quarterback . . . made only appearance late versus St. Francis (Pa.) (9/23) . . . saw limited duty on special teams.

1999: Redshirt.

High School: Earned four letters in football at Southington High School in Southington, Conn . . . three-year starter and co-captain as a senior . . . caught 33 passes for 489 and three TDs as a junior . . . in senior season, he caught 112 passes for 2,213 yards and 18 touchdowns . . . he also rushed for 230 yards on 60 carries . . . threw for 486 yards and two scores in conference championship game . . . in LL State Championship, he went 13-for-21 for 270 yards and two TDs while rushing 63 yards and three scores en route to Most Valuable Player honors . . . voted team's Offensive Player of the Year . . . was first-team All-Conference quarterback and second-team Class LL All-State quarterback after senior season. . . finished third in Gatorade's Connecticut Player of the Year voting . . . chosen to play in the Conn. versus R.I. All-Star Game . . . made 40 tackles and registered two sacks as a senior . . . also lettered in track and baseball.

Paw Prints: Scott Mathew Bard . . . born Feb. 25, 1980 . . . son of Terry and Fernand Bard . . . brother of Brad . . . favorite book: Where the Red Fern Grows . . . favorite song: The Piano Man.


The File on Bard
Passing
Year    Att   Cmp   Int   Pct    Yds   TD   Lng    Avg
2001    228   135     7   59.2  1703   12    79   243.3
Total   228   135     7   59.2  1703   12    79   243.3

Rushing Year Att Gain Loss Net Avg TD Long Avg 2001 90 393 130 263 2.9 3 51 37.6 Total 90 393 130 263 2.9 3 51 37.6