Bob Skoronski (born Robert Francis Skowronski; March 5, 1934 – October 30, 2018) was an American football player who played tackle in the National Football League for the Green Bay Packers for eleven seasons.
|Born:||March 5, 1934|
Ansonia, Connecticut, U.S.
|Died:||October 30, 2018 (aged 84)|
near Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight:||249 lb (113 kg)|
|High school:||Fairfield (CT) Prep|
|NFL Draft:||1956 / Round: 5 / Pick: 56|
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|Player stats at PFR|
Born in Ansonia, Connecticut, Skoronski grew up in Derby with Three brothers and a sister. He went to high school at Fairfield College Preparatory School, graduating in 1951. He then attended Admiral Billard Academy in New London for a year. He played college football at Indiana University in Bloomington. As a senior in 1955, he was the Hoosiers' most valuable player and averaged fifty minutes per game.
Skoronski was selected in the fifth round of the 1956 NFL draft, 56th overall, by the Green Bay Packers. He started at left tackle in his rookie season in 1956 under third-year head coach Lisle Blackbourn, and then served two years in the U.S. Air Force. Skoronski returned to the team in 1959, the first season under head coach Vince Lombardi.
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