Scotland coach Matt Williams has made seven changes, including two positional switches, for the opening RBS 6 Nations Championship match against France in Paris on Saturday.
Hugo Southwell has moved from full-back to inside centre with Chris Paterson taking on the number 15 role.
Other changes made following the 45-10 loss to South Africa in the last Abbey Autumn Test see Ben Hinshelwood, Andrew Henderson and Nathan Hines lose starting places, while Donnie Macfadyen and Allan Jacobsen are discounted through injury.
Centre Andy Craig returns for the first time since Scotland's 2003 World Cup pool defeat by France; Simon Danielli, Tom Smith and Scott Murray are back after injury; and Jon Petrie will start at openside in the back-row alongside Allister Hogg.
Scotland team: C Paterson (Edinburgh); S Danielli (Borders), A Craig (Glasgow), H Southwell (Edinburgh), S Lamont (Glasgow); D Parks (Glasgow), C Cusiter (Borders); T Smith (Northampton), G Bulloch (Glasgow, captain), G Kerr (Leeds), S Grimes (Newcastle), S Murray (Edinburgh), J White (Sale), A Hogg (Edinburgh), J Petrie (Glasgow).
Replacements: R Russell (London Irish), B Douglas (Borders), N Hines (Edinburgh), J Dunbar (Leeds), M Blair (Edinburgh), G Ross (Leeds), B Hinshelwood (Worcester)
Scotland won three matches in this year's Championship
24 March 2017, 3:33pm
Scotland secured three RBS 6 Nations victories for the first time since 2006 as they beat Ireland, Wales and Italy at BT Murrayfield. Here we take a look at what lies ahead for the Scots in the next 12 months.
Peter Malone has been Nigel Carolan's assistant since 2015
24 March 2017, 11:56am
The IRFU have announced Peter Malone as the Ireland Under-20s interim head coach for the World Rugby Under-20 Championship in Georgia this summer after Nigel Carolan announced he would take a position at Guinness PRO12 side Connacht.