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#95 Larry Knight
Position: Defensive End
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 243
Year: Senior
Hometown: Augusta, Ga.
High School: Glenn Hills HS
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Larry Knight
Courtesy: Associated Press
Release: 07/11/2006

2009: All-MAC third team selection ... starter in 12 games at defensive end ... MAC West Division Defensive Player of the Week for performance at Bowling Green (10/24) ... made three tackles for loss, including two sacks, against the Falcons ... credited with a season-high five tackles at Ball State (11/18) ... forced a fumble against Northern Illinois (11/27) ... made three tackles in the MAC Championship Game (12/4), including a key stop on fourth-and-5 to end Ohio's final possession ... fourth on the team in tackles for loss (7.5) ... recipient of Hold the Rope Award during spring practice.

2008: Started three games ... played in all 13 games ... had one sack in four different games ... made three tackles, including a sack, forced a fumble
and blocked an extra point at Indiana (11/1) ... also had sacks against Ohio (9/13), Toledo (10/25) and Ball State (11/19) ... both of his tackles at Northern Illinois (11/12) were for a loss of yardage ... ranked third on the team in sacks and fourth in tackles for loss.

2007: Appeared in 13 games, starting eight ... made 7.5 tackles for a loss including five sacks ... five sacks ranked second on team ... broke up two passes ... made career-high seven stops, 1.5 for a loss and one sack against Toledo (9/8) ... stopped three ball carriers, twice behind the line of scrimmage and one for a sack, at Purdue (9/15) ... matched career high with seven tackles versus North Dakota State (9/22) ... picked up one sack at Ball State (10/6) and against Army (10/13) ... made two tackles for a loss including a sack at Kent State (10/27) ... recipient of team’s Hold the Rope
Award at postseason banquet.

2006: Played in all 14 games as a backup at defensive end ... recorded 26 tackles including three for a loss of yardage and two sacks ... made five tackles and a sack against Bowling Green (10/19) ... tallied four tackles and a sack at Toledo (10/7).

2005: Redshirted.

High School: Lettered and started all four years ... also lettered twice in track and golf ... had 69 tackles in 2004, 10 of them for losses and three of them sacks ... forced two fumbles and had one interception ... named all-area and Dream 16 Team ... was a Wendy’s All-America nominee ... recognized as an Academic Achiever.

Personal: Born Nov. 7, 1986 ... son of Larry and Delores Knight ... prep coach was Felix Curry ... majoring in entrepreneurship.

TACKLES                G    UA     A Total    TFL-Yds    PD   FF   FR Blkd
2006................ 14 14 12 26 3.0-17 0 0 0 0
2007................ 13 20 21 41 7.5-29 2 0 0 0
2008................ 13 11 8 19 7.0-22 1 1 0 1
2009................ 14 17 20 37 7.5-41 0 1 0 0
TOTAL............... 54 62 61 123 25.0-109 3 2 0 1

SACKS G UA A Total Yds
2006................ 14 2 0 2.0 13
2007................ 13 5 0 5.0 23
2008................ 13 4 0 4.0 18
2009................ 14 2 1 2.5 25
TOTAL............... 54 13 1 13.5 79