Will continue to work his way back into the rotation in the spring after spending the fall recouperating from a fall injury.
QWas looking to build on 2011 playing time and a strong spring, but suffered a season-ending injury early in fall camp.
Credited with his first career tackle at Southern Miss and added an assist vs. Memphis... Made his debut against Texas in the opener.
Silsbee High School
Two-time, All-District 21-3A for Coach Bobby McGallion at Silsbee ... Also named All-Southeast Texas ... Credited with 74 tackles, including 6.5 sacks as a senior for the bi-district champions ... Academic All-State selection who ranks 12th in his class ... An all-district pick in baseball since his freshman year ... also played basketball and threw the discus in track ... a member of Dave Campell's Texas Football Hot 300 as both a junior and senior... Graduated 12th in his class.
Full Name: Joshua Andrew Skinner... Born: December 2, 1990 at Beaumont,Texas. .... Parents: Scott and Patricia Skinner, Silsbee. ...(one brother)... Rice major: Sociology