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.

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