17 - Scott Lathrop
Scott Lathrop
Height: 5-11
Weight: 180
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Warrenton, Mo.
High School: Warrenton HS
Previous College: Southeast Missouri
Position: QB

Prior to Southern - Lathrop comes to Southern after two years at Division I Southeast Missouri State ... In 2013 -  Lathrop played in all 11 games for SEMO as a sophomore, starting in eight ... He passed for 1049 yards on 99-175 with eight interceptions and 11 touchdowns ... On the ground, Lathrop gained 532 yards on 139 carries and scored twice ... He led the Redhawks in passing and was second in rushing, while leading the team in total offense with 143.7 per game ...   In 2012 - Named Ohio Valley Conference Freshman of the Year, Southeast's first player to garner the honor in the nine-year history of the award...Made the OVC All-Newcomer Team and was among 20 finalists for the Jerry Rice Award...Earned OVC Newcomer of the Week accolades on Oct. 28...Started all 11 games at quarterback after redshirting as a true freshman walk-on...Finished the season with 1,824 yards of total offense, ranking eighth among league leaders in that category...Completed 91-of-158 passes for 1,025 yards and seven touchdowns...Ran the ball in the Redhawks option-based attack 211 times for 824 yards and seven TDs...Rushed for 100 or more yards in four of his final six starts...That stretch included a season-high 179-yard, two-touchdown effort in a road victory at Austin Peay (10/27)...Ran for 145 yards and a touchdown, while throwing for 222 yards and a score vs. nationally-ranked Tennessee State (10/13)...Ranked second on the team and seventh in the OVC in rushing (74.9 ypg)...Ended the year ranked eighth in the conference in passing average (93.2 ypg) and ninth in pass efficiency (120.4 rating)...Scored first career rushing touchdown on a 4-yard run in the second quarter at Central Michigan (8/30)...Also had first career touchdown pass against the Chippewas...Threw a touchdown pass in five of his first seven starts...Ripped off a 67-yard touchdown run vs. Austin Peay (10/27), the longest of any Redhawk all season...Added a 52-yard run vs. Mars Hill College (9/8)...Went without throwing an interception in his first 52 pass attempts...Threw a season-high two touchdown passes vs. Tennessee Tech (9/22)...Ended the year strong with over 100 rushing yards in his last two starts...Had 102 yards and a touchdown on 27 carries at Eastern Illinois (11/10) and 119 yards on 27 attempts at Murray State (11/17)...Threw eight passes consisting of 20 or more yards, including a season-long 43-yard completion at Central Michigan (8/30) ... In 2011-  Redshirted as a walk-on ... Prep: Accumulated 3,159 rushing yards, 4,137 passing yards, 7,296 total yards and 76 total touchdowns during his career at Warrenton High School...First-Team All-Conference, All-State, All-District and All-Metro selection as a senior...Ran for 1,833 yards and 21 touchdowns and threw for 2,283 yards and 24 TDs his final prep season...Was also a member of the basketball and track teams...Earned Second-Team All-Conference honors as a point guard and long jumper.


Personal: Born August 17, 1992...Majoring in Exercise Science...Son of Bradley and Kelley Lathrop.