Pro Highlights

  • Spent the entire 2014 season on Green Bay’s 53-man roster, but was a gameday inactive for the first 15 contests and dressed but did not play in the season finale. Also dressed but did not see any action in the team’s two playoff games.
  • Played in three games with two starts in 2013, completing 55 of 90 passes (61.1 percent) for 717 yards and a TD with five INTs.
  • Threw for 339 yards at the N.Y. Giants in Week 11 of 2013, the most by a Green Bay QB in his first start with the team in franchise history.
  • Posted 619 passing yards in his first two NFL games, the most in franchise history and the fourth most in NFL history.
  • Completed seven passes of 25-plus yards in Weeks 10-11, tied for the second most in the NFL over that span.
  • Spent the first eight games of the 2013 season on Green Bay’s practice squad before being signed to the active roster following QB Aaron Rodgers’ collarbone injury in Week 9.
  • Was on San Francisco’s 53-man roster for the 2011-12 seasons, but did not appear in a game for the 49ers.
  • Entered the NFL with the San Diego Chargers as a non-drafted free agent in July 2011 and was with the club that preseason.


Appeared in 29 games with 26 starts during his career, connecting on 410 of 602 passes (68.1 percent) for 5,271 yards and 32 TDs with 18 INTs…Took over as the full-time starter as a junior in 2009…Earned his degree in consumer affairs…Was a nominee for the Allstate AFCA Good Works Team and Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award in 2010…Senior season (2010): Started all 13 games and completed 194 of 266 passes (72.9 percent) for 2,459 yards and 16 TDs with six INTs…Was the recipient of the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award and was named second-team All-Big Ten by the coaches…His yardage and completion totals were the fifth-highest single-season marks in school history, and the 72.9 completion percentage (min. 100 attempts) and efficiency mark of 165.8 (min. 200 attempts) are the highest and second-highest single-season marks, respectively, in Badger annals...Threw for a season-high 246 yards on 19-of-25 passing (76.0 percent) with one TD vs. Arizona State (Sept. 18)...Completed 13 of 16 passes (81.3 percent) for 152 yards with an INT in the team’s win vs. No. 1-ranked Ohio State (Oct. 16)...Named co-Offensive Player of the Week after completing 20 of 26 passes (76.9 percent) for 205 yards with a TD and an INT at Iowa (Oct. 23)...Connected on 14 of 15 passes for a completion percentage of 93.3, the third-highest single-game total in school history, for 201 yards and an INT at Michigan (Nov. 20)...Threw for 230 yards on 15 of 19 passing (78.9 percent) and tied his career high with four TD passes vs. Northwestern (Nov. 27)…Junior season (2009): Took over as the starting quarterback, starting all 13 games for the Badgers...Completed 211 of 328 passes (64.3 percent) for 2,705 yards, the third-highest single-season yardage total in school history, with 16 TDs and 11 INTs...Was named honorable mention All-Big Ten and was the recipient of the Wayne Souza Coaches’ Appreciation Award…The 211 completions were the second-highest single-season total in Badger history behind Russell Wilson’s 225 in 2011…Made his first career start and completed 15 of 20 passes (75.0 percent) for 257 yards with one TD and two INTs vs. Northern Illinois (Sept. 5)...Named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week after completing 19 of 31 passes (61.3 percent) for 243 yards and four TDs vs. Michigan State (Sept. 26)...Completed 16 of 24 passes (66.7 percent) for 240 yards, tying the Wisconsin record for total touchdowns in a single game with five (four passing, one rushing), and threw one INT vs. Michigan (Nov. 14)...Completed 19 of 26 passes (73.1 percent) for a career-high 260 yards with one INT vs. Miami in the Champs Sports Bowl (Dec. 29)...Sophomore season (2008): Appeared in three games, completing 5 of 8 passes for 107 yards with an INT...Saw his first action as a Badger as a reserve vs. Akron (Aug. 30)...Saw the first extensive action of his career at Iowa (Oct. 18), completing 4 of 7 attempts for 90 yards and adding two carries for 10 yards (5.0 avg.)…Redshirt freshman season (2007): Did not see any game action.


Given name Scott Jeffery Tolzien...Last name is pronounced toll-ZEEN…Born in Rolling Meadows, Ill. …Older brother, Michael, played football and boxed at Air Force…Younger brother, Mark, played QB at Holy Cross…His uncle, Mike Korf, played football at Tulane…In his final year at Wisconsin, completed an internship with a financial planner at Merrill Lynch…Worked as a youth baseball umpire while he was in high school…High school: Was an all-state selection as a senior at William Fremd High School in Palatine, Ill. …Was also named the conference player of the year as a senior…Passed for 4,145 yards and 40 TDs during his career…Twice earned all-conference and academic all-conference honors…Was an academic all-state selection as a senior…Also lettered in basketball, track and baseball…Community involvement: Visited with young patients at the Children’s Hospital in Milwaukee…Attended a pizza party for the PALS program…Participated in the Green Bay Packers Golf Invitational in Kohler, Wis. ...Residence: Green Bay.