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Name  Scotty Bierce
Positions  Defensive end
High school:  Cuyahoga Falls (OH)
Education  University of Akron
Height:  5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight  74 kg
Role  American football player

Date of birth:  (1896-09-03)September 3, 1896
Date of death:  April 26, 1982(1982-04-26) (aged 85)
Died  1982, Valley City, Ohio, United States

Place of birth:  Kearney, Nebraska
Place of death:  Valley City, Ohio

Bruce Wallace Bierce was a professional football player who played for the Akron Pros, Buffalo All-Americans, Cleveland Indians and Cleveland Bulldogs of the National Football League. Bierce won a league title in 1920 with the Pros and he won a second title in 1924 with the Bulldogs. Scotty also served as a player-coach for the Pros in 1925.

After his playing career ended, Briece became a prominent Akron attorney and a community leader.

The Bruce W. “Scotty” Bierce Athletic Scholarship Fund

The Bruce W. “Scotty” Bierce Athletic Scholarship Fund is an athletic scholarship at the University of Akron. It was established in Scott's will and provides scholarships for deserving athletes at the University. Awards are made by the director of athletics in cooperation with the University Scholarship Committee. Bierce excelled in football while at the University. He was inducted into the Summit County Sports Hall of Fame in 1957 and the University of Akron Sports Hall of Fame in 1975.

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