Howard Scarborough
Howard Scarborough


Tulsa, Okla.

High School:
Union High

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 172



Three-year starter who is expected to regain his role as starter at right cornerback this fall ... Had 3 tackles, a pick and a break-up in the Maroon and White Game (4/20/13).

2012: Started 10 games at right cornerback with 37 tackles, including 27 solos ... Had at least one pass break-up in 9 games ... Had season-high 6 tackles, including 5 solos, and a safety in win at No. 11 Illinois State (10/20/12) ... Also had 5 solo stops in season finale at UNI (11/17/12) ... Brought down 4 ball carriers at No. 22 Kansas State (9/1/12) and vs. Southern Illinois (9/22/12) ... Had only interception of the season in home win over Western Illinois (10/20/12) ... Had 3 tackles and earned MSU Special Teams Player of the Week for game at No. 23 Louisville (9/8/12) ... Fourth on the club in solo tackles (27) and first in PBUs (11) ... Named to MSU Athletic Director's Honor Roll for spring 2013 semester ... Had 5 tackles and a PBU in the Maroon and White Game (4/21/12).

2011: After missing the season opener, Scarborough started three of the next four games to start 2011 before suffering a season-ending injury against UNI (10/1/11) ... Produced 21 tackles in just four games ... Brought down a career-high 11 ball carriers at Southern Illinois (9/24/11) with 7 solo stops ... Had 5 tackles at No. 12 Oregon (9/17/11), including 4 solos ... Was also in on 4 tackles at Eastern Kentucky (9/10/11) with 3 solo tackles.

2010: Started all 11 games at left cornerback as a redshirt freshman ... Finished sixth on the club with 47 total tackles and tallied 8 passes defended and 3 fumble recoveries ... Had season high 7 tackles in each of the first 2 contests -- vs. Eastern Kentucky (9/3/10) and at Kansas State (9/11/10) with 6 solo stops in each game ... Had first career interception at Indiana State (10/16/10) with 6 tackles and a pair of pass break-ups ... Had 5 total tackles and recovered a fumble in the end zone for a touchdown in win over No. 20 Youngstown State ... Posted 6 tackles, including 5 solos, at South Dakota State (11/6/10) ... His 3 fumble recoveries matched the 10th-best season total in Bears' history.

2009: Redshirted his freshman season at Missouri State ... Was MSU Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week for the final regular season game against SIU (11/14/09).

High School: Captained Tulsa (Okla.) Union High School to the 2008 Class 6A state championship after registering 96 tackles, 4 interceptions in 2008 ... Was a three-year starter for Coach Kirk Fridrich at safety and receiver ... Redskins posted back-to-back 13-1 seasons in 2007 and 2008 with a 6A runner-up finish in 2007 after an 8-4 campaign in 2006 ... Consensus all-stater played in the Oklahoma All-State Game as a senior.

Personal: Howard Scarborough was born 2/22/91 in Tulsa, Okla. ... Son of Howard, Sr. and Vanessa Scarborough of Tulsa ... Has a brother, Reggie, and sister, Vasha ... Majoring in Sport and Park Administration.

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