Kenny Knight
Kenny Knight


Detroit, Mich.

High School:
Country Day

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 205



2013 Sophomore: Member of UI squad.

2012 Redshirt Freshman: Played in four games as a wide receiver, totaling five catches for 52 yards ... Recorded a career-high three receptions for a career-best 30 yards against Penn State ... Had one catch for a career-long 13-yards in victory over Charleston Southern ... Caught first career reception for nine yards in Illini debut at Arizona State.

2011 Freshman: Redshirted the 2011 season.

High School: A three-star wide receiver by ... Earned All-State honors as a senior after catching 42 passes for 560 yards and seven touchdowns ... Helped the Yellowjackets to a 10-1 record ... Rated as one of the Top 15 prospects in state of Michigan by and No. 21 Blue Chip prospect by Detroit News ... All-Midwest choice by SuperPrep ... As a junior, was a starter on Country Day's Class B state championship basketball squad, and was team's starting forward and top defensive stopper this year for the state's top-ranked team ... High school coach was Dan MacLean.

Personal: Full name is Kenneth David Knight ... The son of Daphne and Ken Knight ... Born on Feb. 3, 1993 ... Majoring in business ... Nickname is "Knighttime" ... Favorite athletes are Calvin Johnson and Brandon Marshall ... Hobbies include video games and hanging out ... Chose Illinois over Wisconsin, Minnesota, Purdue, Northwestern, Stanford, Cincinnati and Indiana.

Receptions: 3 vs. Penn State, 9/29/12
Receiving Yards: 30 vs. Penn State, 9/29/12
Long Reception: 13 vs. Charleston Southern, 9/15/12
Touchdowns: -
All-Purpose Yards: 30 vs. Penn State, 9/29/12

Career Statistics:

Updated July 2014