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UND football lands versatile running back from Chicago area


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By Tom Miller
2018/11/26

New UND offensive coordinator Danny Freund spoke Sunday following his promotion about the new-look Fighting Hawks offense he envisions.

On the same day, the program received a verbal commitment from a prep recruit who could play a major role in the offensive overhaul.

Shifty running back-wide receiver Luke Skokna, of Hinsdale, Ill., a northwest suburb of Chicago, announced his commitment to play for UND.

Skokna, who's 5-foot-9 and 170 pounds, originally committed to Western Illinois before reopening his recruitment. He had at least seven Division I offers including South Dakota and South Dakota State.

In August, HERO Sports ranked Skokna as the No. 15 running back in the nation among players committed to the FCS.

The Chicago Sun-Times 2018 high school football preview named Skokna the No. 4 running back in the Chicago metro.

During Week 1 of his senior season this fall, though, ... READ FULL STORY
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