Career Notes: Played in 23 games with 12 starts during his career...pass blocking has helped Tulane quarterbacks throw for 300-plus yards five times...enters fall practice battling for the starting left guard position.
2012: Started all 12 games at left guard as a sophomore...helped the team average 319.5 yards of total offense per game (39.6 rushing, 279.9 passing)...paved the way for a season-high 619 yards of total offense, including a season-best 153 yard showing on the ground, vs UAB (10/27)...provided protection for five 300-plus yard passing games, including a school-record 476 passing yards vs Rice (11/3).
2011: Played in all 13 games as a redshirt-freshman...primarily served on the Green Wave's field goal/PAT units and also saw time as a reserve along the offensive line.
2010: Did not play as a true freshman...redshirted the season.
High School: Four-year letterman at Central Regional High where he played offensive tackle, defensive end and defensive tackle for head coach Vincent Casale...named a two-star prospect by Rivals.com and Scout.com...as a senior, named all-district, all-county and Defensive Player of the Year...had a career-high 14 tackles in a game against Lacey Township...also lettered in wrestling and track and field...throwing the shot put, earned all-state and all-district honors, and set school record with a toss of 51 feet, eight inches...as a wrestler, won the Most Pins Award in 2008...away from the field, earned the school's Scholar Award.
Personal: Born Adam Johnson Skidmore on Dec. 11, 1991, in Long Branch, N.J...son of Joe and Kelly Zayak, and Vaughn Skidmore...has two brothers, Justin and Nick Zayak...father, Vaughn, threw the shot put collegiately at Illinois...majoring in political science.