Biography: Three-year starter who also saw extensive action with the first team as a freshman. Senior totals included 55 tackles/6 tackles for loss/1 sacks after he posted a career-best 74 tackles as a junior.
Positives: Speedy linebacker who makes plays in every direction of the field. Displays good movement skills, a burst of speed and the ability to pursue the action from the back side. Makes plays sideline to sideline, forceful up the field on the blitz and displays skill in zone coverage. Relentlessly chases the action and works hard to get through blocks.
Negatives: Engulfed at the point of attack by opponents. Not a strong wrap-up tackler who brings opponents down on initial contact. Adequate production in college.
Analysis: Knox was as dependable linebacker for Fresno State and on film displays himself as a potential weak side defender for the next level. He could have a role as a backup if he stands out on special teams.
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