Bo Scarbrough signs with Birmingham Stallions

By WVUA 23 Sports Reporter Drew Pavan

Former University of Alabama running back Bo Scarbrough has signed a contract with the Birmingham Stallions of the United States Football League.

The Stallions are the only remaining undefeated team in the first four weeks of the USFL is inaugural season.

Birmingham will add the 6 foot 1, 230 pound running back to their backfield, which already averages 122 yards per game (fourth best in the league).

Scarbrough was a star athlete at Northridge High School in Tuscaloosa for three seasons, before announcing his transfer to IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida.

In Bradenton, Scarbrough rushed for 1,468 yards and 20 touchdowns his senior season, earning him a scholarship to the University of Alabama.

In Bo’s three seasons with the Tide he rushed for 1,512 yards and 20 touchdowns.

Scarbrough entered the NFL as a seventh round selection of the Dallas Cowboys, but was unable to make the active roster come the regular season.

Following his release from the Cowboys, he bounced around the league, playing for five teams in just four years.

You can watch him make his USFL appearance this Sunday as the Stallions take on the Philadelphia Stars at 11 a.m. on NBC.



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