PLAYER
Dan Skipper
T #74
Height:
6-9
Weight:
317
Age:
23
College:
Arkansas
Hometown:
Arvada, CO
Experience:
R

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Biography

Joins the Lions offensive line after spending the start of 2017 season as a member of the Dallas Cowboys practice squad.

TRANSACTIONS

  • Signed by the Detroit Lions to the practice squad on September 25, 2017.
  • Released by the Cowboys from the practice squad on September 20, 2017.
  • Signed by the Cowboys to the practice squad on September 3, 2017.
  • Released by the Cowboys on September 2, 2017.
  • Signed by the Dallas Cowboys as an unrestricted rookie free agent on May 17, 2017

PRO

Joins the Lions offensive line after spending the start of 2017 season as a member of the Dallas Cowboys practice squad.

2017: Entered the league after originally being signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Dallas Cowboys. Spent the preseason with the Cowboys before being added to their practice squad.

COLLEGE

A four-year starter for the Arkansas Razorbacks, playing in 51 games while making 47 consecutive starts (second-longest streak in school history), including 26 at left tackle, 13 at right and eight at left guard.

2016: Started in all 13 games as a team captain, earning SEC Offensive Line of the Week honors on two occasions.

  • Helped lead an offensive line that blocked for 428.4 yards of total offense per game.

2015: Started all 13 games at right tackle.

  • Helped the Arkansas offensive line lead the SEC in fewest sacks allowed for the third straight year.

2014: Appeared and started in all 13 contests.

  • Part of an offensive line that blocked for two 1,000 yard rushers, the only FBS running backs to each rush for 1,000-plus yards in the 2014 season.

2013: Saw action in 12 games, starting in the last eight for the Razorbacks. Blocked a school-record three field goal attempts.

  • Part of an offensive line that broke the single-season school record by only allowing 8.0 sacks.

PERSONAL

The son of Ken and Brigid Skipper. Attended Ralston Valley High School (Arvada, Colo.).

  • Majored in Biology.

Recent Articles

Recent Videos

  • Tate on Stafford's precision

    Posted 1 hour ago

    WR Golden Tate talks about the strength of QB Matthew Stafford's arm and says he gives him the chance to keep his momentum to get upfield.

  • Cooter on Abdullah's role

    Posted 1 hour ago

    Offensive coordinator Jim Bob Cooter talks about how he's excited to have RB Ameer Abdullah back healthy again and and says he can contribute help out the Lions' offense.

  • Lions surprise family by furnishing new home

    Posted 5 hours ago

    Tori Petry reports on what has become a Detroit Lions holiday tradition: teaming up with Warrick Dunn's Homes for the Holidays program to stock a furnish a family's new home.

  • Caldwell on players with positional versatility

    Posted 8 hours ago

    Head coach Jim Caldwell talks about Qundre Diggs playing the safety role and about defending mobile quarterbacks.

  • Austin on Tabor earning playing time

    Posted 9 hours ago

    Defensive coordinator Teryl Austin talks about how CB Teez Tabor played honorably and competitive this past week against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

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