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The Colts have claimed defensive end J.D. Skolnitsky off waivers, the club announced Tuesday.


Colts Claim Defensive End J.D. Skolnitsky

The Indianapolis Colts have claimed DE-J.D. Skolnitsky off waivers from Washington, the club announced Tuesday.

Skolnitsky (6-5, 255) spent 2009 with Washington's practice squad after signing as an undrafted free agent from James Madison.

Skolnitsky's biography follows:

Defensive End
6-5, 255
James Madison
1st Year With Colts
Waivers-2010 (Washington)
Born: November 6, 1986

PRO: Claimed off waivers by Colts from Washington on March 9, 2010…originally signed as FA by Washington on May 6, 2009…was waived on September 5, 2009…signed to Washington practice squad on September 7, 2009…signed as FA with Washington on January 5, 2010…was waived on March 5, 2010.

2009: Spent season on Washington practice squad.

COLLEGE: Three-year letterman…had 120 career tackles, 7.5 sacks, one FF and one blocked kick…appeared in 14 games as junior…had 61 tackles and 4.5 sacks…had career-high nine tackles vs. Montana in Football Championship Subdivision Playoffs…appeared in 12 games as sophomore…finished with 53 tackles and two sacks…had blocked punt at Rhode Island…appeared in eight games as freshman…had six tackles and one sack…redshirted in 2005…majored in kinesiology.

PERSONAL: Full name is J.D. Skolnitsky…born in Fairfax, Va….attended Fairfax High School…was three-year junior, was First-Team all-district TE and in basketball...single…resides in Fairfax, Va.

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