Practices Will be in the Mornings and Open to the Public and Media, Spring Game Saturday, April 27 at 2 p.m.
Defense Wins 55-34, Offense Generates 428 Yards of Total Offense With No Turnovers
Sophomore Quarterback Brett Smith Returns to Action After Missing All Spring Scrimmages
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Wednesday's Practice Focused on Competitive Drills and Scrimmage Situations
UW This Season: Todd Knight enters the fall of 2012 as one of the key backups at the strong-side linebacker spot. He can work his way onto the field with effective special teams play.
2011: Knight became a regular contributor on special teams, and was a valuable reserve for the Cowboy defense. He backed up senior Brian Hendricks at the weak-side linebacker spot and had his best game of the season against UNLV, when he tallied six tackles, and one tackle for loss. He and the Cowboys held the Rebels to just 257 total yards in the 41-14 win. He earned tackles in four other games, including versus Weber State (one), Texas State (three), Bowling Green (one) and TCU (one). He earned a letter for his efforts.
2010: Knight did not appear in any games during the 2010 season.
High School: Knight was one of the top high school football players in the state of Colorado in 2008. He was named All-Colorado for all classifications by The Denver Post, as well as being named to the First Team All-State Class 5A team by the Post. He was selected All-State Class 5A by the Rocky Mountain News. Class 5A is the largest classification in the state of Colorado. Rivals.com ranked Knight as the No. 12 best recruit in the state of Colorado. That ranking included all players in the state at all positions. Rivals.com also ranked him a three-star recruit and listed him among their Top 100 outside linebackers in the nation at No. 80. As a senior captain, Knight helped lead Grandivew High to a 10-1 record in `08 and the No. 1 ranking in Class 5A entering the state playoffs. Grandview advanced to the quarterfinals before losing 20-26 in double overtime to Cherry Creek. In his junior season of 2007, Knight led Grandview to a 12-2 record and the 5A State Championship. His teams were a combined 22-3 (.880) his final two years of high school. He played for head football coach John Schultz at Grandview High School.
Personal: Born March 11, 1991, he is the son of Danielle and Jeff Knight. He was also recruited by Boise State, California, New Mexico, TCU and Utah. He is majoring in communications.