Mississippi Top 40

Today we will look at Mississippi's #29 rated preseason recruit.

#29 Ranked Player in Mississippi

Deontae Skinner
Noxubee County
6' 1", 235
Date of Birth:
December 18, 1990
Projected Position:

2007 Football Season:
122 tackles and 5 sacks

Why Top 40 in Football:
"I work hard in the weight room and I perform pretty well on the field. I also have a great passion for the game of football and I give it 100% on every down.

Colleges interested in Deontae:
USM, Ole Miss, MSU, and Arkansas

Scouts at sping practice:
Ole Miss, LSU, and Arkansas

Received phone calls from:

Skinner's top school:
MSU and Ole Miss

"I like their staff and I like their school."

Ole Miss: "I just like the overall environment, team, and coaching staff."

Scholarship offers:
USM, Ole Miss, MSU

Closest to offering: Arkansas

Jr Days: MSU

Summer Camps: Ole Miss, MSU, and USM

Camps this summer: Ole Miss, MSU, USM, and Delta State

Tell us something nobody else knows: "I am always to myself about my game. I always think to myself what I am going to do every down. I do not do a lot of talking on the field. I do not want anybody to know what I am thinking. My coaches do not even know what I am thinking. Really, not too much of anybody knows what I am thinking. I like to keep everyone guessing."

Nickname - D.D.

Best Player faced:
Tobias Smith

If not Deontae Skinner, who'll be Mr. Football for 2008: Clayton Moore

Game I'm most anticipating: Starkville

Other athletes in my family: Jonatae Skinner for Noxubee County (10th grade)

Favorite college team growing up: LSU

Favorite college football player:
Keith Rivers

Favorite pro football player: Terrell Owens

Favorite Pro Team: Dallas Cowboys

Favorite Food: Hamburgers

Favorite Movie:

In my CD Player: Lil' Boosie

Pre-game hype song: We ready

Biggest Influences: Chris Skinner (Aunt)

Biggest Fan: Jimmy Roby (teammate)

Biggest Fear: God

2nd Best Sport: Basketball

Favorite Video Game: Maddon

Person I most look alike:

First thing if I sign pro contract: By my mom a house

Dream date: Beyonce

Grades: 2.9 GPA 14 ACT

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