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    Scott Lilja
    Scott Lilja

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Lake Bluff, Ill.

    High School:
    Lake Forest

    Height / Weight:
    5-10 / 185

    Position:
    S



    The 2010 Scouting Report: Another walk-on whose father (strength and conditioning coach Larry Lilja) starred at Northwestern ... If healthy, will compete for a role in the kicking game.

    2009: Injured ... did not see action.

    2008: Did not see action.

    2007: Did not see action ... Joined NU's football program after attending the College of Lake County in 2006-07.

    High School: Four-year football letterwinner at fullback position ... Holds all-time bench press, squat and power clean records at Lake Forest High School ... Started 28 consecutive games before sustaining injury senior year ... Earned defensive player of the week against Round Lake High School ... Led team in quarterback sacks and tackles-for-loss junior season ... Scored four touchdowns in one game against Antioch High School ... Competed in North Suburban (Lake Division) Conference.

    Personal: Born Scott Lawrence Lilja ... Son of Larry and Kelly Lilja ... Father is head strength and conditioning coach at NU ... Competes in motorcross and mixed martial arts ... Communication studies major.

    The Lilja File
    Q: If you could dine with anyone from any period in history, who would it be?
    A: Eve
    Q: What is the greatest lesson in life that you have learned?
    A: That I will never be let down by the man upstairs
    Q: A song that best describes you?
    A: Travis Tritt -- T-R-O-U-B-L-E
    Q: My favorite place to visit is:
    A: Vegas baby!
    Q: Which current NU football player is the biggest jokester on the team?
    A: Justan Vaughn
    Q: My favorite thing about NU is:
    A: The football program
    Q: Best part about being a Northwestern football player is:
    A: I get free socks every six months
    Q: Describe Coach Fitzgerald in five words or less:
    A: Focused, determined, omnipotent, very intelligent
    Q: Describe your position coach in five words or less:
    A: Best on staff, hands down
    Q: Most humbling experience:
    A: Kenosha, 2007
    Q: What do you consider to be your greatest achievement?
    A: Playing football at Northwestern
    Q: The best book I have ever read is:
    A: Bringing Down the House
    Q: The person that inspires me the most is:
    A: Larry Lilja
    Q: When I played football as a kid, I pretended to be:
    A: Satan's Minion
    Q: If you could have a starring role in any film already made, which movie would you pick?
    A: Pumping Iron
    Q: My favorite food is:
    A: Bird
    Q: My favorite thing about playing at Ryan Field is:
    A: Coming out of the tunnel before kickoff
    Q: My ultimate SportsCenter highlight would be:
    A: Hitting someone so hard that the other team refuses to step onto the field and collectively files a restraining order against me
    Q: My favorite television show is:
    A: The Office
    Q: If I were not playing football, I would be:
    A: A professional motocross racer or cage fighter

    Lilja's Career Stats

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