Deontae Skinner

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Deontae Skinner
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Skinner with the New York Giants in 2017
Free agent
Position:Linebacker
Personal information
Born: (1990-12-18) December 18, 1990 (age 28)
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:250 lb (113 kg)
Career information
High school:Macon (MS) Noxubee County
College:Mississippi State
Undrafted:2014
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2017
Total tackles:23
Sacks:1.0
Forced fumbles:0
Fumble recoveries:0
Interceptions:0
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Deontae Skinner (born December 18, 1990) is an American football linebacker who is a free agent. He played college football at Mississippi State and attended Noxubee County High School in Macon, Mississippi. He has played for the New England Patriots, Philadelphia Eagles, and New York Giants.

Early years[edit]

Skinner played high school football at Noxubee County High School. He was named First-Team All-State for his accomplishments during his senior year, recording 134 tackles, 28 tackles for loss, 11 of which were sacks, and two forced fumbles. Skinner recorded 122 tackles and five sacks his junior year.[1]

College career[edit]

Skinner played football for the Mississippi State Bulldogs from 2010 to 2013. He was redshirted for the 2009 season.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad BP
6 ft 1 in
(1.85 m)
250 lb
(113 kg)
4.81 s 1.69 s 2.77 s 4.42 s 7.18 s 31 in
(0.79 m)
9 ft 9 in
(2.97 m)
14 reps
All values from Mississippi State Pro Day[2]

New England Patriots[edit]

Skinner was signed by the New England Patriots on May 12, 2014 after going undrafted in the 2014 NFL Draft. He was released by the Patriots on August 26, 2014. He was signed to the team's practice squad on September 1, 2014. Skinner was promoted to the active roster on September 13, 2014 and was part of the team that won Super Bowl XLIX over the Seattle Seahawks.[3][4] He made his NFL debut on September 14, 2014 against the Minnesota Vikings, recording two tackles.[5] Skinner was released by the Patriots on October 29, 2014 and re-signed to the team's practice squad on October 31.[6][7] He was released by the Patriots on November 26 and re-signed to the team's practice squad on December 3, 2014. He was released by the Patriots on May 5, 2015.[8]

Philadelphia Eagles[edit]

Skinner signed with the Philadelphia Eagles on August 14, 2015.[9] He was released by the Eagles on September 5 and signed to the team's practice squad on September 6, 2015.[10][11] On August 22, 2016, Skinner was released by the Eagles.[12]

New York Giants[edit]

On September 13, 2016, Skinner was signed to the New York Giants' practice squad.[13] He was released on September 17, 2016 and re-signed to the practice squad on September 19.[14] He was promoted to the active roster on October 11, 2016.[15] He was released again on November 19, 2016.[16] He was re-signed to the active roster on December 3, 2016.[17]

On September 2, 2017, Skinner was waived by the Giants.[18] He was re-signed by the Giants on September 28, 2017.[19] He was released again on October 4, 2017.[20]

Oakland Raiders[edit]

On October 10, 2017, Skinner was signed to the Oakland Raiders' practice squad.[21]

New York Giants (second stint)[edit]

On November 7, 2017, Skinner was signed by the Giants off the Raiders' practice squad.[22] He was placed on injured reserve on November 27, 2017.[23] He was waived by the Giants on February 22, 2018.[24]

Tennessee Titans[edit]

On August 21, 2018, Skinner was signed by the Tennessee Titans.[25] He was waived on August 28, 2018.[26]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "#11 Deontae Skinner". hailstate.com. Retrieved September 15, 2014.
  2. ^ "Deontae Skinner". nfldraftscout.com. Archived from the original on September 18, 2016. Retrieved September 17, 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  3. ^ "Deontae Skinner". kffl.com. Archived from the original on December 5, 2014. Retrieved September 15, 2014.
  4. ^ "Patriots bring up LB Deontae Skinner from practice squad". profootballtalk.nbcsports.com. September 13, 2014. Retrieved September 13, 2014.
  5. ^ "Deontae Skinner". nfl.com. Retrieved September 15, 2014.
  6. ^ "Patriots sign LB Deontae Skinner; Release WR Jonathan Krause". patriots.com. October 31, 2014. Retrieved October 31, 2014.
  7. ^ Reiss, Mike (October 29, 2014). "Patriots waive rookie LB Deontae Skinner". espn.go.com. Retrieved October 29, 2014.
  8. ^ "Patriots release CB Alfonzo Dennard, LS Tyler Ott and LB Deontae Skinner". patriots.com. May 5, 2015. Retrieved May 5, 2015.
  9. ^ Alper, Josh (August 14, 2015). "Eagles sign Deontae Skinner". profootballtalk.nbcsports.com. Archived from the original on September 20, 2016. Retrieved September 20, 2016.
  10. ^ Shorr-Parks, Eliot (September 5, 2015). "Eagles announce release of Tim Tebow, Diaheem Watkins and 22 others". nj.com. Archived from the original on September 20, 2016. Retrieved September 20, 2016.
  11. ^ Fierro, Nick (September 6, 2015). "Eagles claim QB Stephen Morris for their roster". mcall.com. Archived from the original on September 6, 2015. Retrieved September 6, 2015.
  12. ^ Eckel, Mark (August 22, 2016). "Eagles cut LB Deontae Skinner; Quentin Gause's chances improve". nj.com. Archived from the original on September 20, 2016. Retrieved September 20, 2016.
  13. ^ Eisen, Michael. "Giants sign DT Montori Hughes; release Kicker Randy Bullock". Giants.com.
  14. ^ "DEONTAE SKINNER". foxsports.com. Archived from the original on October 4, 2016. Retrieved October 4, 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  15. ^ Eisen, Michael (October 11, 2016). "Giants sign DB Coty Sensabaugh, promote CB Deontae Skinner from practice squad". Giants.com.
  16. ^ Eisen, Michael (November 19, 2016). "Giants sign OL Shane McDermott; waive LB Deontae Skinner". Giants.com.
  17. ^ Eisen, Michael (December 3, 2016). "Giants sign LB Deontae Skinner, waive OL Shane McDermott". Giants.com.
  18. ^ Eisen, Michael (September 2, 2017). "New York Giants announce 2017 53-man roster". Giants.com. Archived from the original on December 5, 2017.
  19. ^ Eisen, Michael (September 28, 2017). "Giants make roster moves, place J.T. Thomas on IR". Giants.com.
  20. ^ Eisen, Michael (October 4, 2017). "Giants sign center Jon Halapio off practice squad, waive LB Deontae Skinner". Giants.com.
  21. ^ "Raiders Sign CB Demetrius McCray". Raiders.com. October 10, 2017.
  22. ^ Eisen, Michael (November 7, 2017). "Giants reinstate CB Janoris Jenkins; view full roster moves". Giants.com.
  23. ^ Eisen, Michael (November 27, 2017). "Giants place OL Fluker, CB Deayon, LB Grant, and LB Skinner on IR". Giants.com.
  24. ^ Alper, Josh (February 22, 2018). "Giants waive Deontae Skinner". ProFootballTalk.NBCSports.com.
  25. ^ Wyatt, Jim (August 21, 2018). "Roster Moves: Titans Add Three Linebackers, Waive Three Others". TitansOnline.com.
  26. ^ "Deontae Skinner: Waived by Titans". CBSSports.com. August 28, 2018.

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