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  Tyler Knight

Tyler Knight

Player Profile

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Leesburg, Ga.

High School:
Lee County

Last College:
Ga. Military

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 245

Position:
TE

10/10/2012

Solich Meets With the Media on Akron Gameweek

Ohio will take on Akron beginning at 2 p.m. on Saturday

2012: Appeared in 11 games and made one start... His lone start occurred in the Bobcats' 45-14 victory over Louisiana-Monroe in the Independence Bowl... Played in Ohio's 24-14 win at Penn State on Sept. 1.

2011: Played four games for the Bobcats ... Made one tackle against Gardner-Webb on Sept. 10 ... Caught one pass at Rutgers on Sept. 24 for a gain of 14 yards.

2010: Did not play.

2009: Redshirted.

Prior to Ohio: Played tight end, left tackle, right tackle, defensive end, linebacker, strong safety, defensive tackle and kicker at Lee County High School ... Named MVP of the Georgia v. Florida game as a senior where he caught seven passes for 87 yards ... Three-year letterwinner in football and baseball ... As a baseball player, held the lowest ERA in school history at 0.40 ... Played at Georgia Military College out of high school for head coach Bert Williams, the same college that produced fellow signee Brad Spivey and current Bobcat Jerry Gross ... Named a junior college All-American ... Tallied 100 yards in sophomore season at GMC.

Personal: Majoring in Recreation Management ... Son of Amy Wooten ... Born Nov. 26, 1990 ... Has one brother, Tim ... Uncle Ray played baseball for the Mets and Reds ... Enjoys hunting alligators and hogs and fishing.

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