Oxford center is the glue for their offense

Colton Skidmore has been the glue to Oxford's three year run to the state championship games. The two time All-State performer is highlighted below.

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Name:
Colton Skidmore
Town:
Oxford, Miss
School:
Oxford
Position:
OC
Size:
6-foot-1, 290
Class:
2017
Recruitment:
Ole Miss, Mississippi State, USM, La Tech
Scout.com Ranking: NR

Scout.com evaluation: Truth be known if it were not for Colton Skidmore you might have never seen the Chargers in a championship game, much less the last three. Colton took over the starting role at center his ninth grade season and has been the glue for Oxford's offense ever since.

What makes him so special are his intangibles that can't be measured. Yes, he's only 6-foot-1. No, he doesn't put up good numbers in the 40-yard dash during the combines. But what you can't measure is his heart, determination, pure strength, toughness, leadership and intelligence.

Once Colton gets his hands on you it's over. You can't get past him. He excels in small spaces where it's the toughest man wins. Where he doesn't win is out in space. That is why center is the perfect position for him.


Yancy Porter is the Mississippi Scout for Scout.com and he can be reached at yporter@scout.com

 


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