March 5, 1934 |
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight:||249 lb (113 kg)|
|High school:||Fairfield (CT) Prep|
|NFL Draft:||1956 / Round: 5 / Pick: 56|
|Career highlights and awards|
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|Player stats at PFR|
Born in Ansonia, Connecticut, Skoronski went to high school at Fairfield College Preparatory School in Connecticut, and played college football at Indiana University in Bloomington. As a senior in 1955, he was the Hoosiers' most valuable player and averaged fifty minutes per game.
Skoronski was selected in the fifth round of the 1956 NFL draft, 56th overall, by the Green Bay Packers. He started at left tackle in his rookie season in 1956 under third-year head coach Lisle Blackbourn, and then served two years in the U.S. Air Force. Skoronski returned to the team in 1959, the first season under head coach Vince Lombardi.
- Montgomery, Roger (February 3, 1975). "Bob Skoronski may begin new career". The Day. New London, Connecticut. p. 26.
- "Skoronski wins key; Billard stay helped". The Day. New London, Connecticut. November 15, 1974. p. 20.
- Lea, Bud (January 25, 1956). "Packers sign Burris, Morris, Skoronski". Milwaukee Sentinel. p. 4, part 2.
- "Skoronski, Knafelc join Packer fold". Milwaukee Sentinel. April 11, 1959. p. 6, part 2.
- St. Amant, Joe (January 20, 1967). "Unitas gets Pro Bowl nod over Starr". Deseret News. Salt Lake City, Utah. UPI. p. 2C.
- "Career ends for Skoronski". Milwaukee Journal. June 10, 1969. p. 15, part 2.
- Lea, Bud (June 11, 1969). "Retirements force Pack to revamp line". Milwaukee Sentinel. p. 1, part 2.
- Career statistics and player information from NFL.com • Pro-Football-Reference • Databasefootball.com
- National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame – Bob Skoronski
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