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#1 Terrell Skinner
Position: Defensive Back
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 214
Year: Senior
Hometown: St. Petersburg, Fla.
High School: Boca Ciega HS

A two-year starter at free safety ... a well-built player with good speed and quickness ... hard worker ... has a long wingspan (6' 9") and a 36-inch vertical jump ... moved from wide receiver prior to the 2006 season ... played in 44 career games, including 23 starts ... saw action in 36 of 38 games over his final three seasons ... invited to the 2010 Senior Bowl.

As a Senior (2009): Started all 12 games at free safety ... an All-ACC nominee ... third on the team with a career-high 67 tackles ... tied for third on the team in pass breakups (3) ... recorded five tackles in the season opener vs. Cal (9/5) ... tallied four stops (three solo, one assisted) against Rutgers (9/26) ... had eight stops against Clemson (10/3), including a career-high seven solo stops ... tied for second on the team with seven stops against Virginia (10/17), also assisting on his first TFL of the year ... fourth on the team with seven stops against NC State (11/7), and also contributed a PBU ... posted a game- and career-high 13 tackles vs. Virginia Tech (11/14) ... recorded his first interception of the season and made six stops against Florida State (11/21) ... had eight tackles vs. Boston College (11/28) ... a preseason fourth team all-league choice by Phil Steele's preview.

As a Junior (2008): Started all 11 games in which he played ... ranked sixth on the team in tackles (63) from his free safety position ... also tied for fourth on the team in PBUs (3) ... had a career-high 3.0 TFLs ... made his first career start against Delaware (8/30), recording a crucial interception, the first of his career, in the fourth quarter that sealed the victory ... also had one kickoff return for 15 yards ... missed the Cal (9/13) and Eastern Michigan games (9/20) due to an ankle injury ... contributed eight tackles, including a season-best six solo stops and one TFL, and one PBU vs. MTSU (9/6) ... returned from injury to post four tackles in a win over Clemson (9/27) ... had six tackles, including five solo stops, vs. Virginia (10/4) ... credited with three tackles, his first forced fumble of the season and one PBU vs. Wake Forest (10/18) ... notched seven tackles vs. NC State (10/25) ... had a season-high 11 tackles vs. Virginia Tech (11/6) ... had seven tackles, including five solo stops, vs. FSU (11/22) ... also had seven stops vs. BC (11/29).

As a Sophomore (2007): Played in all 13 games as a reserve safety ... also a regular on special teams ... posted 10 special-teams tackles, which tied for fourth on the team ... saw time as the kick returner, mostly early in the season ... averaged 24 yards on three kickoff returns vs. Villanova (9/1), his first action as a returner ... had a career-long return of 29 yards and recorded one tackle as a reserve DB ... returned three kickoffs for 39 yards with a long return of 23 vs. FIU (9/8) ... made one tackle on defense ... returned two kickoffs for 37 yards vs. WVU (9/13) ... had a season-high two tackles, both solo vs. Wake Forest (9/22) ... matched a season-best with two solo tackles vs. Rutgers (9/29) ... also forced a fumble on a Rutgers punt return ... equaled a season high with two tackles vs. Georgia Tech (10/6) ... returned two kickoffs for 28 yards vs. Oregon State in the Emerald Bowl (12/28).

As a Redshirt Freshman (2006): Saw action in eight games as a reserve defensive back and on special teams ... did not record any statistics on the season ... played in the first four games of the season (William & Mary, MTSU, West Virginia and FlU) and the final four (Miami, BC, Wake Forest and Purdue) ... moved from wide receiver prior to the season.

As a Freshman (2005): Redshirt season as a reserve wide receiver ... defensive scout team player of the year ... named scout team player of the week for his work in practice leading up to the West Virginia (9/17) and North Carolina (11/12) games.

At Boca Ciega High School: A three-year letterwinner and starter who played quarterback, cornerback and linebacker in his three years ... in the Bogies' run-oriented offense, he rushed for 917 yards on 97 carries with 13 touchdowns ... was 32 of 61 for 382 yards passing with six touchdowns ... rushed for 200 yards in his team's lone playoff win ... also returned an interception and a punt for a touchdown in 2004 ... named Pinellas County Player of the Year by the St. Petersburg Times ... team captain who was All-Sun Coast, all-conference and a Pinellas County all-star ... team's defensive player of the year as an outside linebacker his sophomore season ... an All-Southeast region selection by PrepStar ... team won its district his senior year ... also a two-year letterwinner in basketball ... also recruited by UCF, Ole Miss, Iowa State, Michigan State and Georgia Tech ... coached by Jean Gordon.

Personal: Born Feb. 24, 1987 ... full name is Terrell Skinner, Jr. ... parents are Yvonne and Terrell Skinner ... father is a police detective ... majored in kinesiology.

Skinner's Career Statistics

Defense	G-GS	UT	AT	TT	TFL	Sacks	FC	FR	PBU	Int.
2006	8-0	0	0	0	0.0-0	0.0-0	0	0	0	0-0
2007	13-0	9	3	12	0.0-0	0.0-0	1	0	0	0-0
2008	11-11	32	31	63	3.0-6	0.0-0	1	0	3	1-6
2009	12-12	35	32	67	0.5-2	0.0-0	0	0	3	1-0
Career	44-23	76	66	142	3.5-8	0.0-0	2	0	6	2-6

Returns G-GS KOR Yds Avg. TD PR Yds Avg. TD 2006 8-0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 2007 13-0 10 176 17.6 0 0 0 0.0 0 2008 11-11 1 15 15.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 2009 12-12 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 Career 44-23 11 191 17.4 0 0 0 0.0 0


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