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Billy Skinner Athlete Profile

#30 Billy Skinner

Position: Defensive Back Height: 6-0 Weight: 195 Roster Years: 2004 Hometown: Arlington, TX Last School: Lamar High School


Parents are Larry and Lisa Machen ... youngest of seven children ... born at Parkland Hospital in Dallas, Texas.

Before BYU

A four-year letter winner and three-year starter at Lamar HS ... a Dallas Morning News and Arlington Star Telegram All-Area first-team selection as a senior ... a three-time first-team all-district selection ... named the 2003 Tom Landry FCA Student Athlete of the Year ... elected team captain ... recorded five interceptions as a defensive back ... credited with 40 tackles for the second-ranked 5-A defense ... credited with 215 career tackles and 13 career interceptions ... returned three interceptions for a touchdown ... earned defensive MVP honors as a sophomore in 2001 ... a first-team all-district and second-team all-area selection as a junior ... recruited by New Mexico and Utah.