2005: Returns with the task of leading the defensive backs, holding the most experience...played in 11 games, with several starts in a nickel package...recorded a total of 52 tackles, including 28 solo...had three tackles for a loss of six yards...credited with one forced fumble, three interceptions and two passes broken up...first interception was the season opener against Kansas, second was before a home crowd against Louisiana-Monroe, and his final came at Arkansas State...season high in tackles was nine versus ULM...had two games with seven tackles...two tackles for a loss of two yard against ULM and one for a loss of four at Troy.
2004: Saw action as a left corner and on special teams...ended the season with 29 tackles and had his best game against Florida A&M, a game he tallied four tackles...had 2.5 tackles for a loss of six yards...recorded his lone interception at Texas State...credited with nine broken passes.
2003: Quickly became an important part of the FAU defensive lineup...grabbed his first collegiate interception in the first half closing seconds to send FAU into the locker room tied with UCF at 14...ended the season with a total of five INTs for 41 yards...also broke up nine other passes...broke up two passes against Illinois State, Florida International and in the program's first play-off game, against Bethune-Cookman...credited with two blocked kicks, the first against Siena, the second was in the NCAA semi-final game versus Colgate...had one forced fumble and a total of 75 tackles.
2002: Redshirted, but practiced with the squad.
High School: Played for Steve Davis, one of two Ely players in the 2002 FAU class...member of a team that finished the season 10-2 and six points away from a Regional Title...Captured the district title...was a two-year starter with his senior season shortened due to a broken ankle...is an all-around player seeing time at quarterback, wide receiver and defensive back...team finished 2000 season with a 12-2 mark...had 1,500 yards passing and rushed for 600 yards...two-sport athlete (football and basketball).
Personal: Elementary Education major...son of Vera and James Skinner...born May 20, 1984 in Pompano Beach, FL.
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