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Scott's trash-talking hero? Hulk Hogan

Jets linebacker learned to mouth off not from Muhammad Ali, but from a pro wrestler

Updated: January 22, 2011, 10:12 AM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNewYork.com

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Dorita Adams was the first to assure her son, Bart Scott, that he would be good enough someday to walk the talk. Adams knew nothing about the Green Bay Packers or Vince Lombardi or the frozen corner of hell that was the Ice Bowl, but she bought her child his first football uniform when he was 2 and gave him an appropriate name.

"Bart Star," Adams called him.

She found out years later about Lombardi's quarterback, Bart Starr, while watching some old NFL clips. ...

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