Draft Scout Snapshot: DS Rating on 8/24/08: #12 SS, #300/750 Overall, Projected Rnd: 7-FA
2007: 13 GP; 11 GS; PR: 5-35-7-0; 28 Sol-65 TT, 1 TFL, 3 INT, 3 PBU, 1 FR; Arrested for summary harassment, burglary, simple assault and criminal trespass in connection to an April 2007 fight at an off-campus apartment, pled guilty to reduced charge of defient trepass (25 days community service, fine) and the other charges were dropped. Anthony Scirrotto led the Nittany Lions in interceptions for the second consecutive season in 2007. A physical player that loves to deliver a jarring hit, he has started all 26 games the past two seasons at the Hero position and played a significant role in the success of Penn State's Top 10 defense...2006: 13 GP; 13 GS; PR: 6-54-9-0 KR: 1-29-29-0; 42 Sol-90 TT, 8 TFL, 5.5 SK, 1 INT, 2 PBU, 1 QBH, 2 FR, 2 FF; Scirrotto started every game at Hero, improved and gained confidence to become a significant force for the defense and special teams. He earned first-team All-Big Ten honors, leading the conference with six interceptions, and finishing second in the Big Ten with 14 passes defended. Scirrotto was an iron-man, leading the team with 1,001 snaps, topped by 98 against Akron and 97 versus Michigan State...2005: 11 GP; 0 GS; PR: 5-42-8.4-0; Scirrotto played in 11 games, providing depth for a secondary that featured four senior starters and gained experience on special teams. He grabbed his first career interception at Illinois and was second on the team with five punt returns for an 8.4 average. He had a pair of returns for 21 yards against the Illini.