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70  Skyler Hinton
Skyler Hinton

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Columbia, Mo.

High School:
Rock Bridge

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 296

Position:
Center/Offensive Guard


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UW This Season: Skyler Hinton completed the 2012 spring drills with the Cowboys as the No. 3 center on the depth chart behind Nick Carlson and Travis Bogard.

2011: He entered the season as the backup left guard, but did not play in any games.

2010: Redshirted.

High School: Hinton earned All-State, All-Area and All-District honors as an offensive lineman his senior season at Rock Bridge High School in Columbia, Mo. Hinton was named Second Team All-State Class 6, the largest classification in Missouri, by the Missouri High School Coaches' Association. He was a three-year letterwinner in football and a one-time letterman in basketball at Rock Bridge. Hinton was elected a team captain his senior season. Rock Bridge posted a 5-5 record and placed third in districts in 2009. Hinton was active in Big Brothers, Big Sisters in high school. He was a Senior Mentor Core Leader, and was involved in Fellowship of Christian Athletes. He played for head football coach A.J. Ofodile.

Personal: Born Nov. 15, 1991, he is one of three children of Elaine and Michael Hinton. His mother played both basketball and softball at the University of Nebraska-Omaha where she played on UNO's National Championship Softball Team in 1975, and was inducted into the school's Athletics Hall of Fame in 1991. His father is a basketball official and baseball umpire. Hinton was also recruited by Northern Illinois, Syracuse and Vanderbilt. He is majoring in criminal justice.

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