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Tim Knight Athlete Profile

#72 Tim Knight

Tim Knight
Position: Defensive Line Height: 6-4 Weight: 270 Roster Years: 1982 | 1985-1988 Hometown: Burley, ID


  • 1988 AP Honorable Mention


Mother is Ruth...served an LDS mission in West Virginia...married Sally Brinkerhoff in May 1988...recruited by all of the Idaho schools and Utah State.

Before BYU

High School - Defensive player-of-the-year for the Cross State League while playing for Burley High...all-state...all-conference in football and basketball as a junior...school's defensive lineman-of-the-year...lettered in football, basketball and track...coached by John Delitxe (West Virginia).

1982 | Freshman Year

Played with the jayvees.

1985 | Redshirt Year


1986 | Sophomore Year

Second unit backup to David Futrell...assisted on a tackle against Utah State and had an unassisted stop vs. Washington.

1987 | Junior Year

Backed up David Futrell and also saw some action at tackle.