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Joe McKnight

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Running Back
River Ridge, Louisiana
John Curtis
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  • Ht:6'1"
  • Wt:193 lbs
  • 40:4.4 secs
  • Bench Reps:12
  • Shuttle:4.31
  • Vertical:30 inches
  • GPA:2.5
  • ACT:18
  • Class:2007 (High School)
Joe McKnight Senior Highlights12 videos available »

College Choices

School Interest Offer Visit Recruited by
USCCOMMITTED (02/07/2007)Offered01/19/2007Todd McNair, Ken Norton Jr.
AlabamaNoneOfferedNone
ArkansasNoneOfferedNone
Florida St.NoneOfferedNone
LSUNoneOffered01/26/2007Larry Porter
MississippiNoneOffered01/12/2007
Notre DameNoneOfferedNoneMike Haywood
TexasNoneNone

Scouting Report on Joe McKnight

by JC Shurburtt - 06/19/2006
The main question surrounding McKnight is where to play him in college, I say put him wherever he can do what he does best, which is score touchdowns. He’s exceptional with the ball in his hands. Has elite speed and can score from anywhere on the field, but isn’t just a burner. He’s a tough runner between the tackles, has excellent vision and also has an excellent feel for the passing game. McKnight follows his blocks well and his outstanding football instincts cause him to accelerate at just the right time on big plays. Doesn’t have ideal size for an every down tailback, but his ability and versatility (he could spend time in the slot) more than make up for it. Also has potential on defense, where he has good ball skills and seems to show up at the right place at the right time.

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USC going on Green04/29/2007USCFootball.com
Spring preview: Breaking down the top 2502/15/2007Rivals.com College Football
2007 is a Wrap02/11/2007USCFootball.com
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Pac-10 Signing Day dream team02/08/2007Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Top NSD stories: Meyer reloads Gators02/08/2007Rivals.com College Football
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Florida holds off challengers to claim title02/07/2007Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Instant impact: Five who should play right away02/07/2007Rivals.com Football Recruiting
McKnight the Trojan02/07/2007USCFootball.com
Two factors for McKnight02/07/2007TigerBait.com
National recruiting notebook: Toliver can't wait02/06/2007Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Impact Redshirt Freshmen: SEC02/06/2007Rivals.com College Football
McKnight relaxes during last weekend02/05/2007TigerBait.com
Team recruiting rankings breakdown02/04/2007Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Meeting the McKnights02/03/2007USCFootball.com
Ole Miss still in the running for McKnight?02/01/2007RebelGrove.com
Curtis lays out next two days for McKnight01/31/2007TigerBait.com
Recruiting Race01/31/2007StudentSportsFootball.com
Biggest factor for McKnight01/30/2007TigerBait.com
McKnight has Tuesday decision01/29/2007TigerBait.com
Will McKnight visit FSU this weekend?01/29/2007Warchant.com
LSU recruiting reset01/29/2007TigerBait.com
Video Feature: LSU visit preview01/25/2007Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Recruiting Race01/25/2007StudentSportsFootball.com
LSU is next for McKnight01/23/2007TigerBait.com
McKnight talks Trojans01/21/2007USCFootball.com
J.T. Curtis: Bama trip not set01/19/2007TigerBait.com
Video feature: Trojans make pitch to McKnight01/19/2007Rivals.com Football Recruiting
McKnight In-Flight01/19/2007USCFootball.com
Saban impresses 5-star01/18/2007TideSports.com
Trying to get McKnight's attention01/18/2007TigerBait.com
Recruiting Race01/18/2007StudentSportsFootball.com
McKnight and Arceneaux to visit Ole Miss01/11/2007RebelGrove.com
McKnight firm on three visits01/10/2007TigerBait.com
Saban entering picture with McKnight01/09/2007TigerBait.com
Army All-American MVP01/08/2007USCFootball.com
U.S. Army AA Bowl top 10: West01/08/2007Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Army All-American recap01/06/2007USCFootball.com
West puts on defensive show in U.S. Army Bowl01/06/2007Rivals.com Football Recruiting
U.S. Army AA Bowl position breakdown01/06/2007Rivals.com Football Recruiting
U.S. Army AA Bowl Friday Hot 11: West01/06/2007Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Army West notebook: West squad has final workout01/05/2007Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Army West notebook: Griffen a scary match-up01/04/2007Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Army West notebook: Deion leaves good impression01/03/2007Rivals.com Football Recruiting
West offense shows flashes in scrimmage01/03/2007Rivals.com Football Recruiting
West conducts morning scrimmage in Alamo Dome01/03/2007Rivals.com Football Recruiting
A five-star shot in the dark01/03/2007Orangebloods.com
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U.S. Army AA Bowl Tuesday Hot 11: West01/02/2007Rivals.com Football Recruiting
McKnight talks about recruiting schedule12/28/2006TigerBait.com
Recruiting Race12/28/2006StudentSportsFootball.com
McKnight's visits scheduled12/21/2006TigerBait.com
The TigerBait.com Top-3512/19/2006TigerBait.com
McKnight appears on Cold Pizza12/19/2006TigerBait.com
Where does FSU stand for five-star McKnight?12/15/2006Warchant.com
McKnight attending banquets this week12/13/2006TigerBait.com
Louisiana's best put on show in state title games12/11/2006Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Prep Classic prospects: Who's on tap Friday?12/07/2006PelicanPreps.com
McKnight to set visits12/06/2006TigerBait.com
Photo feature: Curtis vs. Clinton12/05/2006PelicanPreps.com
Will five-star McKnight visit Clemson?11/12/2006TigerIllustrated.com
Race for McKnight hasn't begun11/02/2006TigerBait.com
John Curtis wears down determined St. James10/28/2006PelicanPreps.com
McKnight named Athlete of the Week10/04/2006PelicanPreps.com
Recruiting Race09/21/2006StudentSportsFootball.com
McKnight will visit after season09/18/2006TigerBait.com
Video: Joe McKnight senior footage09/14/2006Rivals.com
McKnight's final five09/13/2006USCFootball.com
State Stat Stars: Week 109/06/2006PelicanPreps.com
McKnight!09/02/2006TigerBait.com
McKnight ready for the season08/30/2006Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Video: Joe McKnight quick clip08/28/2006Rivals.com
Louisiana is loaded07/13/2006Rivals.com Football Recruiting
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TigerBait.com Top-30 for 200706/09/2006TigerBait.com
McKnight sees USC06/07/2006Rivals.com Football Recruiting
FSU in top three for Louisiana's No. 1 recruit06/06/2006Warchant.com
Three lead for McKnight06/06/2006USCFootball.com
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AMP: Five star prospects- Group 306/01/2006Rivals.com Football Recruiting
AMP: Five star preview- RB and ATH05/26/2006Rivals.com Football Recruiting
UA in hunt for Rivals100 athlete05/25/2006TideSports.com
Catching up with McKnight05/22/2006PelicanPreps.com
McKnight spectator at Nike Training Camp05/01/2006PelicanPreps.com
Baton Rouge NIKE Camp report04/30/2006TigerBait.com
McKnight and Curtis talk football04/25/2006PelicanPreps.com
No average Joe04/25/2006USCFootball.com
Louisiana athlete not worried about recruiting04/19/2006VolQuest.com
McKnight is feeling LSU right now03/27/2006TigerBait.com
Joe McKnight is a busy guy03/17/2006HuskerOnline.com
Student Sports Junior All-Americans03/01/2006StudentSportsFootball.com
Offers start coming in for fleet-footed McKnight02/24/2006PelicanPreps.com
McKnight is as good as they come02/13/2006TigerBait.com
2005 EA SPORTS All-American 3rd Team02/01/2006StudentSportsFootball.com
Junior to Watch Blog: 1/3101/31/2006StudentSportsFootball.com
SEC Blitz: UGA recruiter is top Dawg01/24/2006Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Video: McKnight motors down the field01/17/2006Rivals.com
Curtis churning out prospects01/12/2006PelicanPreps.com
Video: Joe McKnight the playmaker12/16/2005Rivals.com
McKnight makes case to be La.'s No. 1 in '0712/10/2005PelicanPreps.com
Curtis runs past St. Charles12/09/2005PelicanPreps.com
Preview & Prediction: Class 2A Finals12/06/2005PelicanPreps.com
Preview & Prediction II: Class 2A Semifinals12/02/2005PelicanPreps.com
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Head of the class08/22/2005Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Class of 2007: 50 prospect to watch08/21/2005StudentSportsFootball.com
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La. athletes ranked by bench press results06/05/2005PelicanPreps.com
L.A. NIKE Camp top players by position04/21/2005StudentSportsFootball.com
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Stats

GamesRushingReceivingKOR
Year AttYdsAvgTDNoYdsAvgTDAvgTD
2006 (Sr.)14-709---735----
2005 (Jr.)-3650013.992049724.9538.71