About Szott: Veteran member of offensive front ... broke into offensive and special teams rotation as a junior ... starts his senior season as a backup at left guard.
2012: Played in all 12 games ... in addition to offensive work, was utilized on field goal/PAT team ... made career debut in season opener at San Diego State.
2011: Did not see any varsity action.
2010: Did not see any varsity action.
High School: Two-sport standout at Waubonsie Valley High School ... lettered twice at right tackle on football squad ... earned honorable mention all-conference honors as junior and senior ... named all-city in 2009 ... earned consecutive academic all-conference nods ... also earned two letters as thrower on track & field team.
Personal: Given name is John A. Szott III ... parents' names are John and Linda Szott ... brother, Adam, is a plebe on Army roster ... majoring in Environmental Geography.