Wide receiver Ryan Skelton participated in 10 games in 2005. Overall, he accumulated 26 yards on five receptions as an offensive option. His best game occurred against Illinois with 20 yards on a pair of catches. Skelton also played on special teams and totaled two tackles.
In 2004, he played in all 11 games and earned the "2004 Indiana Outstanding Special Teams Player" Award. He moved from safety to wide receiver in the spring of 2005.
Skelton had six tackles on the season, including two against Michigan State. He saw action in over 200 game snaps on the year and played a season-high 34 in the opener against Central Michigan.
One of the 12 true freshmen to see playing time for Indiana in 2003, Skelton played in seven games and started the Indiana State contest. He had a career-high three tackles at Washington and added two stops against the Sycamores. Skelton played in 110 snaps overall, including 46 against Indiana State and 22 against Ohio State.
A first team all-state selection in his senior year, Ryan Skelton was a finalist for the Mr. Football award in the state of Indiana and was tabbed as the state's top defensive back. He has run a 4.6 40-yard dash. He had 11 interceptions, 59 solo tackles and 39 assists as a senior. He also had 10 blocked kicks. Skelton scored touchdowns rushing, receiving, on a punt return, on a kick return and on an interception return.
Born on Sept. 13, 1984, Skelton is majoring in management.
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