Outstanding all-around player and all-around athlete at Northgate High School in Georgia…standout on the football field and the soccer field…will leave Northgate High as the school’s most decorated athlete…made first-team all-state as a linebacker and second-team all-state as a punter…first-team all-state linebacker by Atlanta Constitution and the Georgia Sports Writers Association, second team all-state punter by Georgia Sports Writers…Region 4 5A Defensive Player of the Year…named the MVP of the Newnan area…led the team in tackles with 170, 33 of which were tackles for loss…had 11 sacks, three caused fumbles, two caused fumbles and an interception…had a pair of defensive touchdowns as well…handled the punts and had over a 40-yard average…also handled kickoffs and was second-team All-Region kicker as well…also running back at times for Northgate team that finished 12-2, the most wins in school history…also a three-year starter in soccer…actually played football and soccer at the same time during the fall of 2013…from an athletic family, his sister, Brenna, plays softball at Georgia State and his father played football for two years at Oklahoma…wore No. 47 his first couple of years, he had to change to No. 22 because he outgrew his no. 47 jersey… played his high school football for Tommy Walburn…selected Clemson over offers from Louisville and South Carolina…recruited by Mike Reed and Brent Venables.
Mickey Plyler on Skalski: His film is really good. Skalski is a head-hunter that attacks ball carriers. He runs well, but arrives in a bad mood. There is a lot of talk about Lamar and Smith, but I think Skalski may avoid a red-shirt, especially if he can help in special teams.
Reminds Plyler of: John Leake
He committed to Clemson on 2/4/15.
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