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#11 Shayne Skov
Position: Inside Linebacker
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 245
Year: 5th Year Senior
Hometown: Guadalajara, Mexico
High School: Trinity-Pawling (N.Y.)
Major: Mgmt. Science and Engineering
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 As a Fifth-Year Senior (2013)
• FWAA All-America second team
• Associated Press All-America third team
• All-America second team
• All-America third team
• Phil Steele All-America second team
• Athlon Sports All-America third team
• Athlon Sports All-Pac-12 first team
• Athlon Sports Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year
• All-Pac-12
• All-Pac-12 first team
• Phil Steele All-Pac-12 first team
• Stanford's Jim Reynolds Award
• Team captain
• Bednarik Award watch list
• Nagurski Award watch list
• Butkus Award finalist
• Butkus Award semifinalist
• Rotary Lombardi Award watch list
• Senior Bowl watch list
• preseason All-America second team
• Athlon Sports preseason All-America second team
• Phil Steele preseason All-America second team
• Sporting News preseason All-America team
• Athlon Sports preseason All-Pac-12
• Phil Steele preseason All-Pac-12
• Lindy's preseason All-Pac-12
• preseason 16th-best Pac-12 player
• Bronko Nagurski National Defensive Player of the Week (Nov. 12)
• Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week (Nov. 11)
• Invited to Senior Bowl
• 14 games played as starting inside linebacker
• Team-high 109 tackles (62 solo), 13.0 tackles for loss, 5.5 sacks and three forced fumbles
• 354 career tackles (sixth-best in Stanford history)
• Nine tackles and one quarterback hurry against San Jose State
• Six tackles (three solo) at Army
• Nine tackles (one sack, one for loss) vs. Arizona State
• Four solo tackles (one for loss) against Washington State
• 15 tackles (eight solo), 1.5 sacks for 10 yards vs. Washington
• Nine tackles (two for loss) and pass breakup at Utah
• Seven tackles (six solo) with one sack and two quarterback hurries vs. UCLA
• Four tackles, one pass breakup at Oregon State
• Team-high nine tackles (two for loss), two forced fumbles vs. Oregon
• Team-high nine tackles (seven solo), one fumble recovery at USC
• Four tackles (three solo), one pass breakup and two quarterback hurries vs. Cal
• Six tackles, six-yard sack and two quarterback hurries vs. Notre Dame
• Team-high nine tackles (eight solo) vs. Arizona State in Pac-12 Championship Game
• Nine tackles, 3.0 tackles for loss, 1.0 sack, one forced fumble vs. Michigan State in Rose Bowl

As a Senior (2012)
• Bednarik Award watch list
• Butkus Award watch list
• Nagurski Award watch list
• Senior Bowl watch list
• Phil Steele preseason All-America first team
• preseason All-America second team
• All-Pac-12 honorable mention
• Defense’s vocal and emotional leader
• Started 13 games after missing season opener
• Returned to action less than one year after major knee injury and rehabilitation
• Eight tackles (three solo) against Wisconsin in the Rose Bowl
• Season-high 10 tackles (seven solo) at Oregon
• Pivotal solo tackle of Marcus Mariota on fourth down at Stanford’s seven-yard line
• Walter Camp Defensive Player of the Week (Nov. 18) following performance at Oregon
• Nine tackles (seven solo) including two for loss vs. UCLA in Pac-12 Championship Game
• Two tackles for loss, including a nine-yard sack, among five tackles (four solo) at Cal
• Seven tackles vs. Washington State
• Five of nine tackles vs. Arizona came in fourth quarter and overtime
• Eight-yard solo sack in shutout victory at Colorado
• Six tackles in second game back from injury vs. USC
• Seven tackles (three solo) and solo tackle for loss at Washington
• Returned to action vs. Duke with five tackles (three solo) and one pass breakup

As a Junior (2011)
• Season-ending knee injury in season’s third week at Arizona
• 19 tackles, five tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks
• Seven tackles in season opener against San Jose State
• 11 tackles, 1.5 sacks at Duke
• One tackle against Arizona

As a Sophomore (2010)
• All-Pac-10 honorable mention
• Stanford’s most outstanding sophomore
• Missed first two games with injury and finished regular season as team’s tackle leader
• 84 tackles (50 solo), 7.5 sacks, 10.5 tackles for loss
• Five pass breakups, one fumble recovery, two forced fumbles
• Eighth in Pac-10 in tackles per game (7.64)
• Four tackles (one for loss) in season debut against Wake Forest
• Eight tackles including two sacks and one forced fumble in first quarter at Notre Dame
• Nine tackles at Oregon
• Season-high 13 tackles against USC, including one for loss
• Totaled 30 tackles in three-game stretch
• 46 tackles over the last six games of season
• Stanford allowed 56 points and pitched two shutouts over last six games
• 12 tackles, three sacks and one pass breakup in Orange Bowl win against Virginia Tech

As a Freshman (2009)
• Freshman All-America honorable mention
• Appeared in all 13 games, started last seven contests at will linebacker
• Team’s third-leading tackler with 62 stops (33 solo)
• Three tackles for loss and one pass breakup
• Came off bench for first six games
• Took over the starting position against Arizona
• 50 tackles in seven starts
• Five tackles in three straight games against Arizona State, Oregon and USC
• One tackle for loss against Oregon
• Season-high 12 tackles (five solo) against Cal
• Six tackles against Notre Dame
• Season-best 15 tackles (six solo, 1.5 for loss) in Sun Bowl against Oklahoma
• Menlo-Atherton Award recipient, honoring team’s top freshman

The Skov File
• Graduated from Trinity-Pawling (N.Y.) and played for head coach Dave Coratti
• Attended Piedmont (Calif.) as a freshman before transferring to Trinity-Pawling
• Five-star recruit by Scout, four-star by Rivals
• Nation’s 45th-best recruit by Rivals
• Nation’s third-best middle linebacker by Scout and Rivals
• Nation's 10th-best overall linebacker by SuperPrep
• PrepStar and U.S. Army All-America
• 61 tackles (42 solo) as a senior
• 2008 Erickson Conference Player of the Year as a senior
• Helped Trinity-Pawling to Erickson Conference and New England Prep titles as a senior
• Seven tackles (three for loss) in U.S. Army High School All-American Game
• Two-time all-conference and all-New England
• Lettered in basketball and track and field
• Born in San Francisco, Calif.
• Full name is Shayne Miller Skov
• Son of Peter and Terri Skov
• Younger brother, Patrick, plays fullback for Stanford
• Great grandfather, Rogers P. Smith, was varsity captain of Stanford’s 1931 track team
• Majoring in management science and engineering