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William Knight Athlete Profile

#77 William Knight

William Knight
Position: Offensive Guard Height: 6-8 Weight: 340 Roster Years: 1993-1995 Hometown: Lancaster, CA Last School: Antelope Valley High School


Born 4/27/73 in Redwood City...parents are Reid and Sylvia...recruited by California, LSU, Memphis State and Southern Cal...majoring in physical education.

Before BYU

Lettered twice in football at Antelope Valley High, playing both offensive and defensive lines...coached by Brent Newcomb.

Other College

Earned honors of first team All-Foothill Conference, first team All-California and honorable mention All-America at Antelope Valley College in Lancaster, California.

1993 | Redshirt Year

Redshirted...was selected as prep team player of the week by the coaches prior to San Diego State game.

1994 | Junior Year

Suffered a severe ankle sprain...competed in track in both outdoors and indoors, throwing the hammer, 150-9 and the 35-pound weight, 53-2 1/2...got some playing time against Oklahoma in the Copper Bowl, including at the center position.

1995 | Senior Year

Played some at center during spring drills but was switched back to guard...one of the most improved players in spring practice...has regained speed after ankle injury...expect big things from him as a pulling guard.