|Hometown:||Stone Mountain, Ga.|
2012: Unanimous choice All New-England by the New England Football Writers Association ... First team All-Ivy League at running back ... First team All-Ivy League by CollegeSportsMadness.com ... Preseason second team All-Ivy League by College Sports Madness ... Preseason second team All-Ivy League by Phil Steel’s College Football Preview ... Ivy League Offensive Player of the Week on Sept. 17 after rushing for 173 yards and two TDs on 19 carries in a win over San Diego ... Ivy League Offensive Player of the Week and New England Football Writers' Gold Helmet honors on Sept. 24 after rushing for 136 yards and four TDs on 18 carries in a win at Brown ... Ran for 106 yards and a TD on 21 carries in a win over Cornell ... Ran for 104 yards at Princeton ... Ivy League Honor Roll after running for 89 yards and three TDs at Dartmouth ... Had 48 first half rushing yards against Columbia while not playing in the second half ... Tied a Harvard record for rushing yards against Yale with 177 on 19 carries (9.3 ypc) including a 63 yard touchdown to seal a 34-24 victory.
2011: Second team All-Ivy League ... A deep group at running back meant fewer carries for Scales than other backs of his caliber around the country but the Stone Mountain, Ga. native continued to produce, chewing up over 4.8 yards per carry and eight touchdowns with 816 yards on just 170 carries ... Named preseason All-Ivy League by Phil Steel's College Football Preview ... Ran 29 times for 129 yards and the game's opening score in a 24-7 win over Brown to earn a place on the Ivy League's weekly Honor Roll ... Led Harvard with 59 yards and a touchdown in a win at Lafayette ... Ran for 73 yards in a win at Cornell ... Ran for 62 yards (6.2 ypc) in a win against Bucknell ... Had two rushing touchdowns in a win over Princeton and finished with 85 rushing yards and 39 receiving yards ... Ivy League Honor Roll on Oct. 31 after rushing for 139 yards and two TDs on just 18 carries (7.7 ypc) without losing a yard in a blizzard against Dartmouth ... Averaged 7.0 yards per carry against Penn with 10 carries for 70 yards.
2010: Named second team All-Ivy League ... Ranked third in the Ivy League, and second among running backs, in yards per carry at 6.0 ... Finished with 520 yards on 87 carries and three touchdowns ... Had eight carries for 36 yards and a touchdown in a win at Lafayette ... Had 93 yards on 11 carries (8.5 ypc) including a 51-yard scamper in the third quarter against Cornell ... had 134 yards and a TD on 16 carries (8.4 ypc) in a win at Princeton ... Ran 18 times for 124 yards (6.9 ypc) at Dartmouth ... Averaged 6.0 yards per carry in a win over Yale.
2009: Named the Ivy League Rookie of the Year and second team All-Ivy League ... Among the league leaders in rushing with 4.5 yards per carry on 485 yards on 108 attempts with five rushing TDs - good for third-best in the league ... Played in the season opener at then-No. 23 Holy Cross and ran seven times for 31 yards (4.4 ypc) ... Averaged 6.2 yards on four carries (25 total) in a win over Brown on Sept. 25 ... Ivy League Rookie of the Week on Oct. 11 after rushing for 92 yards and scoring two touhdowns at Cornell ... Averaged 5.9 yards per carry in a win over Princeton ... Named Ivy League Rookie of the Week after rushing for 120 yards on 20 carries with two touchdowns and 11 receiving yards in a win over Dartmouth ... Had a rushing touchdown against Columbia.
At Dunwoody: Earned seven letters in football and track & field ... Two-time captain in both sports ... All-Dekalb County and honorable mention all-state ... Wendy's High School Heisman nominee after scoring 23 touchdowns as a senior ... County all-star game invitee ... Only the school's third 1,000-yard rusher ... Holds school record in the triple jump ... Atlanta Community Food Bank volunteer ... National Honor Society ... Class Outreach ... Church volunteer ... Choir ... Yale Book Award.
Personal: Enjoys reading and video editing ... Aspires for a career in broadcast journalism ... Father, Steven, played football at Lincoln University.