Stuart Scott passed away after a long battle with cancer. He will always be remembered for his work with ESPN, but what else has he accomplished?
Here are his top five biggest achievements:
1. Scott Won an EPSY in 2014
Scott was honored with the Jimmy V Award on July 16, 2014 at the ESPYs. The award was based on his ongoing and inspirational fight with cancer.
2. Scott Was in Ten Movies
Scott was featured in ten movies, ranging from Mr. 3000 to Enchanted. In Enchanted, he played an ESPN anchor. He also played as himself in Mr. 3000.
3. Scott Was on ESPN Since 1993
Scott debuted on ESPN in 1993 and worked up until shortly before his death. The video of his first show can be seen above.
He also had a column in ESPN Magazine called “Holla,” which had been featured in every issue since he started it.
4. Scott Used ESPN to Create Many Catchphrases
Scott will always be remembered for his catchphrases. From “booyah!” to “call him butter ’cause he’s on a roll,” he had one for everything. It was very rare for him to be on camera and not say at least one of them. A list of his top five can be seen here.
5. Scott Had Two Daughters
Spodobalski, who was 23 years his junior, had been with him since after he was first diagnosed with cancer.