16  Jimmy Skinner
Jimmy Skinner
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chillicothe, Ohio

High School:
Chillicothe

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 198

Position:
QB

Experience:
1L

2005 (Junior):
Split time under center with Bernard Morris, seeing action in eight games...Skinner led the duo with 1,135 yards through the air, completing 114-of-184 passes with six touchdowns and eight interceptions...Finished the season with a passing efficiency of 115.84...Started the season opener against William & Mary Sept. 1...Completed 11-of-17 passing for 98 yards, including a game-opening 66-yard strike to Wilbur Hargrove...Threw for 189 yards on 15-of-25 passing off the bench with a pair of interceptions in a 21-19 loss to Kansas State...Followed it up with a career-high 296 yards and two touchdowns at UCF...In his second start of the season against Tulane, he threw for 117 yards and a touchdown, while throwing three interceptions...Completed 11-of-16 passes for 147 yards and a touchdown against Southern Miss...Connected on a career-high 26 completions for 191 yards and two touchdowns in the Herd's home finale against East Carolina Nov. 19...Threw for 97 yards on 11-of-19 passing in the season finale at Memphis Nov. 26.

2004 (Sophomore):
Recorded snaps against Buffalo and UCF...Served as Marshall's third-team quarterback behind seniors Stan Hill and Graham Gochneaur...Completed one of two passes for four yards in the win over Buffalo. 2003 (Redshirt Freshman): Saw action in six games...Attempted only two passes on the year, both in the win against Ohio...Finished with a five-yard completion, the first of his collegiate career, and an interception.

2002 (Freshman):
Redshirted, did not play.

High School:
Played for coach Bill Dennis at Chillicothe...Also lettered in basketball...Threw for 4,474 yards in his career with 40 touchdown passes...A second team all-state pick...Was twice named first team all-district...Ohio North/South All-Star Game...A member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes...Was a four-year honor roll student.

Personal:
Full name is James Skinner...Born on May 13, 1984...Son of Jim and Teresa Skinner...The grandson of Jim and Sharon Skinner and Betty Clark...Has one sister, Emily...Majoring in sports management and marketing.