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  Scott Shrake
Scott Shrake

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ingleside, Ill.

High School:
Grant Community

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 200

Position:
DB

2008 Scouting Report: Joined Pitt as a spring walk-on... impressed staff with his passionate effort and dedication... will provide depth at free safety.

High School: Two-year starter for Grant Community High...was an All-North Suburban Conference safety his senior year...earned team's Most Improved Player honor his final season... helped Grant Community to two state 6A playoff berths during his career...earned three letters under Coach Mark Barczak...also lettered four times in track and field and twice in basketball...all-conference, all-county and all-section in the pole vault, 200 meters and 800-meter relay...selected a team captain for the football, basketball and track and field teams at Grant Community...class valedictorian...four-time All-North Suburban Conference Academic selection...state finalist for Wendy's High School Heisman.

Personal: Scott Owen Shrake, born 10/14/85, is the son of Bruce and Janet Shrake...has one brother... grandfather, Alfred Morasso, was a three-year football letterman for the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (1945-47)...Scott graduated in April with a bachelor's in civil engineering...currently pursuing his doctorate in engineering at Pitt.