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Scott McKillop | Linebacker

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (29) / 3/4/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 243
College: Pittsburgh
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Bills waived or released LB Scott McKillop, OL Mark Asper, Keith Williams, David Snow and James Carmon, TE Kevin Brock, RBs Zach Brown and Johnny White, DE Robert Eddins, DTs Jarron Gilbert and Kellen Heard, DBs Isaiah Green and Nick Saenz and P Shawn Powell.
McKillop appeared in all four preseason games, was still experiencing soreness in his surgically-repaired knee as recently as June. He hasn't appeared in a game since 2009. White took the ball just 34 yards on 12 preseason carries. Fri, Aug 31, 2012 08:27:00 PM

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Bills LB Scott McKillop "still seems to be favoring his surgically repaired knee."

It bodes extremely poorly for McKillop's chances of cracking Buffalo's 53, as it's been nearly two years since he tore his left ACL and patellar tendon. A fifth-round pick in 2009, McKillop was waived by the 49ers near the end of camp last season, and went unsigned until the offseason.
Mon, Jun 4, 2012 10:22:00 AM

49ers waived ILB Scott McKillop.

A fifth-round pick in 2009, McKillop was once considered a possible successor to Takeo Spikes next to Patrick Willis. He didn't come back as strong after tearing his left ACL and patellar tendon last training camp. Also waived by the 49ers: RB Seth Smith, WR Tyler Beiler, OL Donovan Edwards, OG Nick Howell, and P Sam Paulescu.
Tue, Aug 30, 2011 01:10:00 PM

Updating a previous item, the 49ers have not waived ILB Scott McKillop.

NFL.com had a transaction posted on its website that McKillop was waived, but the 49ers clarified the error on Friday afternoon. He remains on the roster, competing for backup snaps at inside linebacker and special teams duties.
Fri, Aug 12, 2011 01:18:00 PM

49ers waived ILB Scott McKillop.

McKillop tore his left ACL and patellar tendon just over a year ago, and it's fair to wonder if reconstructive knee surgery cost him a step. He was acting as the 49ers' No. 4 inside linebacker in camp, behind Patrick Willis, Navorro Bowman, and Larry Grant. Unless old defensive coordinator Greg Manusky gives him a look in San Diego, McKillop will probably clear waivers.
Fri, Aug 12, 2011 11:36:00 AM

49ers ILB Scott McKillop (torn ACL) remains on track to be ready for training camp.

49ers camp is currently scheduled to open on July 28, and McKillop's doctors have told him he should be ready. He'll be looking to earn a backup job at inside linebacker, and should also see time on special teams.
Wed, Jun 22, 2011 06:45:00 PM

49ers ILB Scott McKillop (recovery from torn ACL) should be close to 100 percent healthy for training camp.

McKillop blew out his knee in the first week of training camp last season, so he's had nearly an entire year to get healthy. He will battle Navorro Bowman for the right to be Takeo Spikes' primary backup at inside linebacker.
Sat, May 28, 2011 03:33:00 PM

49ers waived/injured ILB Scott McKillop.

A 2009 fifth-round pick out of Pitt, McKillop was really coming on as a special teamer and Takeo Spikes' backup at "Ted" linebacker before tearing his left ACL and patellar tendon in camp. He faces a long road toward recovery.
Wed, Aug 11, 2010 07:23:00 PM

49ers ILB Scott McKillop tore his left ACL and patella tendon, according to Sacramento Bee.

McKillop will miss the entire season. He led the team in special teams tackles in 2009 and was expected to serve the same role in 2010 while backing up Takeo Spikes at "ted" linebacker. The injury opens the door for Matt Whilhelm and Navorro Bowman.
Thu, Aug 5, 2010 06:28:00 PM

According to beat writer Matt Barrows, the 49ers are on the lookout for inside linebackers this offseason because they don't trust Scott McKillop as Takeo Spikes' primary backup.

Last year's fifth-rounder was bypassed by street free agent Matt Wilhelm at mid-season because McKillop didn't meet Mike Singletary's expectations. Limited to special teams again in 2010, he may never pan out as key piece at linebacker.
Thu, Mar 25, 2010 05:43:00 PM

Rookie fifth-rounder Scott McKillop is expected to be the 49ers' future "Ted" linebacker.

The Niners were reportedly just as excited about drafting McKillop as they were with Michael Crabtree. The rookie out of Pittsburgh is expected to play "Robin" to Patrick Willis' "Batman" once Takeo Spikes moves on.
Tue, Jun 30, 2009 11:59:00 AM

49ers signed fifth-round ILB Scott McKillop to a four-year contract.

Aside from pre-draft deals with No. 1 picks, this is the earliest we've ever seen a draftee sign. A productive, try-hard type from Pittsburgh, McKillop practiced behind Takeo Spikes and Jeff Ulbrich at the TED linebacker position this spring. Ulbrich could be expendable if McKillop shows well.
Thu, May 14, 2009 04:35:00 PM

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4Matt Flynn
5Stephen Morris
6Seth Lobato
7Zac Dysert
8Jeff Tuel
9Shane Carden
10Cody Fajardo
11Matt Blanchard
12Jerry Lovelocke
13Chandler Harnish
14Chase Rettig
15Matt Simms
16Josh Freeman
17Jameill Showers
18Jake Waters
19Jake Heaps
RB1Trent Richardson
2Cyrus Gray
3Storm Johnson
4DuJuan Harris
5Josh Harris
6Gus Johnson
7Kenny Hilliard
8Jahwan Edwards
9Dominique Brown
10Raheem Mostert
11Kenneth Harper
12Jawon Chisholm
13Bronson Hill
14Daniel Thomas
15Jerome Smith
16Jeremy Stewart
17Keshawn Hill
18LaVance Taylor
19Lache Seastrunk
20Mack Brown
GLB1Robert Hughes
FB1Joe Don Duncan
2Erik Lorig
3Robert Hughes
4Henry Hynoski
5Zach Boren
6John Conner
7J.C. Copeland
8Joey Iosefa
9Trey Millard
10Brad Smelley
11Brandon Cottom
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2Kenbrell Thompkins
3C.J. Goodwin
4Brenton Bersin
5Dezmin Lewis
6Antwan Goodley
7Ricky Collins
8R.J. Harris
9Ryan Spadola
10Damian Williams
11Tavarres King
12Aldrick Robinson
13Jarrett Boykin
14Da'Ron Brown
15Armon Binns
16Reggie Dunn
17Andrew Peacock
18Jonathan Krause
19Colin Lockett
20Tevin Reese
21Solomon Patton
22Kenny Cook
23Daniel Brown
24Kenzel Doe
25Zach D'Orazio
26Ify Umodu
27David Porter
28Donte Foster
29L'Damian Washington
30Travis Labhart
31Tyler McDonald
32Ezell Ruffin
33Tyler Slavin
34Deon Long
35DaVaris Daniels
36G.J. Kinne
37Lance Lewis
38T.J. Graham
39Josh Stewart
40Josh Harper
41Titus Davis
42DeAndre Carter
43Marquez Clark
44Damond Powell
45Chandler Worthy
46Quron Pratt
WR21Ace Sanders
2Damaris Johnson
3Austin Pettis
4James Jones
5Tandon Doss
6Ryan Broyles
7Donteea Dye
8Mike Brown
9Marcus Lucas
10Phil Bates
11Devante Davis
12Issac Blakeney
13DeVier Posey
14Alan Bonner
15Jimmie Hunt
16Jordan Leslie
17Michael Preston
18Josh Lenz
19Chuck Jacobs
20Uzoma Nwachukwu
21Bernard Reedy
22Ryan Lankford
23Rashad Lawrence
24Damarr Aultman
25Rasheed Bailey
26Andre Davis
27Demetrius Wilson
28Josh Reese
29Fred Williams
30Saalim Hakim
31LaRon Byrd
32Nathan Palmer
33Tom Nelson
34Trindon Holliday
35Shane Wynn
36Levi Norwood
37Shakim Phillips
38Reggie Bell
39Paul Browning
40Juron Criner
41Andrew Turzilli
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2Justin Perillo
3Scott Simonson
4Ben Koyack
5Jimmay Mundine
6Eric Tomlinson
7Adrien Robinson
8David Paulson
9Mickey Shuler
10Steve Maneri
11D.J. Williams
12Arthur Lynch
13Chase Dixon
14Dan Light
15Brett Brackett
16Michael Egnew
17Gerell Robinson
18Brandon Barden
19Brandon Bostick
20Jacob Maxwell
21Will Tye
22Andrew Gleichert
23Jake Murphy
K1Connor Barth
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3Carey Spear
4Chris Boswell
5Michael Palardy
6Andrew Furney
7Mike Meyer
8Ty Long
9Justin Manton
10Corey Acosta
11Patrick Murray