Commitment Status:Signed LOI

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.
Florida St.NoneOfferedNone
LSUNoneOffered01/26/2007Larry Porter
Notre DameNoneOfferedNoneMike Haywood

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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2007 is a Wrap02/11/
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No shortage of Signing Day surprises02/07/ Football Recruiting
Florida holds off challengers to claim title02/07/ Football Recruiting
Instant impact: Five who should play right away02/07/ Football Recruiting
McKnight the Trojan02/07/
Two factors for McKnight02/07/
National recruiting notebook: Toliver can't wait02/06/ Football Recruiting
Impact Redshirt Freshmen: SEC02/06/ College Football
McKnight relaxes during last weekend02/05/
Team recruiting rankings breakdown02/04/ Football Recruiting
Meeting the McKnights02/03/
Ole Miss still in the running for McKnight?02/01/
Curtis lays out next two days for McKnight01/31/
Recruiting Race01/31/
Biggest factor for McKnight01/30/
McKnight has Tuesday decision01/29/
Will McKnight visit FSU this weekend?01/29/
LSU recruiting reset01/29/
Video Feature: LSU visit preview01/25/ Football Recruiting
Recruiting Race01/25/
LSU is next for McKnight01/23/
McKnight talks Trojans01/21/
J.T. Curtis: Bama trip not set01/19/
Video feature: Trojans make pitch to McKnight01/19/ Football Recruiting
McKnight In-Flight01/19/
Saban impresses 5-star01/18/
Trying to get McKnight's attention01/18/
Recruiting Race01/18/
McKnight and Arceneaux to visit Ole Miss01/11/
McKnight firm on three visits01/10/
Saban entering picture with McKnight01/09/
Army All-American MVP01/08/
U.S. Army AA Bowl top 10: West01/08/ Football Recruiting
Army All-American recap01/06/
West puts on defensive show in U.S. Army Bowl01/06/ Football Recruiting
U.S. Army AA Bowl position breakdown01/06/ Football Recruiting
U.S. Army AA Bowl Friday Hot 11: West01/06/ Football Recruiting
Army West notebook: West squad has final workout01/05/ Football Recruiting
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West offense shows flashes in scrimmage01/03/ Football Recruiting
West conducts morning scrimmage in Alamo Dome01/03/ Football Recruiting
A five-star shot in the dark01/03/
Will Texas make a late run at McKnight?01/03/ Football Recruiting
U.S. Army AA Bowl Tuesday Hot 11: West01/02/ Football Recruiting
McKnight talks about recruiting schedule12/28/
Recruiting Race12/28/
McKnight's visits scheduled12/21/
The Top-3512/19/
McKnight appears on Cold Pizza12/19/
Where does FSU stand for five-star McKnight?12/15/
McKnight attending banquets this week12/13/
Louisiana's best put on show in state title games12/11/ Football Recruiting
Prep Classic prospects: Who's on tap Friday?12/07/
McKnight to set visits12/06/
Photo feature: Curtis vs. Clinton12/05/
Will five-star McKnight visit Clemson?11/12/
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McKnight named Athlete of the Week10/04/
Recruiting Race09/21/
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Video: Joe McKnight senior footage09/14/
McKnight's final five09/13/
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Video: Joe McKnight quick clip08/28/
Louisiana is loaded07/13/ Football Recruiting
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AMP: Five star prospects- Group 306/01/ Football Recruiting
AMP: Five star preview- RB and ATH05/26/ Football Recruiting
UA in hunt for Rivals100 athlete05/25/
Catching up with McKnight05/22/
McKnight spectator at Nike Training Camp05/01/
Baton Rouge NIKE Camp report04/30/
McKnight and Curtis talk football04/25/
No average Joe04/25/
Louisiana athlete not worried about recruiting04/19/
McKnight is feeling LSU right now03/27/
Joe McKnight is a busy guy03/17/
Student Sports Junior All-Americans03/01/
Offers start coming in for fleet-footed McKnight02/24/
McKnight is as good as they come02/13/
2005 EA SPORTS All-American 3rd Team02/01/
Junior to Watch Blog: 1/3101/31/
SEC Blitz: UGA recruiter is top Dawg01/24/ Football Recruiting
Video: McKnight motors down the field01/17/
Curtis churning out prospects01/12/
Video: Joe McKnight the playmaker12/16/
McKnight makes case to be La.'s No. 1 in '0712/10/
Curtis runs past St. Charles12/09/
Preview & Prediction: Class 2A Finals12/06/
Preview & Prediction II: Class 2A Semifinals12/02/
Curtis' McKnight State Athlete of the Week11/29/
Preview & Prediction I: Class 2A Quarterfinals11/22/
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Head of the class08/22/ Football Recruiting
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Year AttYdsAvgTDNoYdsAvgTDAvgTD
2006 (Sr.)14-709---735----
2005 (Jr.)-3650013.992049724.9538.71