G Scott, LB Wheeler Make Free Agent Visits With Dolphins

Posted Mar 24, 2012

Guard Jake Scott and linebacker Phillip Wheeler both made free agent visits with the Miami Dolphins today.

Scott (born April 16, 1981, in Lewiston, Idaho) played guard for the Tennessee for the last four seasons (2008-11). Prior that, was a member of Indianapolis from 2004-07. He was selected by the Colts in the fifth round of the 2004 NFL Draft. Over the course of his career, he has played in 120 games with 117 starts. Scott was a starter of the Colts' Super Bowl XLI championship team.

Scott played college football at the University of Idaho, where he walked-on and redshirted his first year. He was a four-year starter for the Vandals (2000–03), starting in 46 games at weak side tackle.

Wheeler (born December 12, 1984 in Columbus, Georgia) played the last four seasons for Indianapolis. He was drafted by the Colts in the third round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He played college football at Georgia Tech, where he was a two-time second-team All-ACC (2006-2007)

In 2000, Wheeler, a sophomore, helped lead Shaw High School (Georgia) to win the Georgia High School Association's AAAA Football State Championship As a senior, he was named as an Honorable Mention All-Region selection by PrepStar, and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution named him as a first team Class AAAA All-State selection.

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