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D.J. Knox
D.J.  Knox

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Fairburn, Ga.

High School:
Creekside

Height / Weight:
5-7 / 197

Position:
Running Back



11/24/2014

Football Game Notes - vs. Indiana

Purdue takes on Indiana for the 117th time in series history.

2014: Appeared in all 12 games as a special teams player … finished the season with three tackles, two solo … recorded his first collegiate solo tackle on a kickoff against Western Michigan on Aug. 30 … had one solo tackle against No. 11 Notre Dame on Sept. 13 … made one tackle at Minnesota on Oct. 18.

High School:
Four-year letter winner ... three-star prospect by 247 and ESPN ... Class 5A first team Atlanta Journal-Constitution All-State as a senior ... Class 5A first team Georgia Sportswriters Association All-State as a senior ... rushed for 1,479 yards and 27 touchdowns as a senior ... had 650 receiving yards and 10 touchdowns as a senior ... led team to 5A state championship as a senior ... coach was Olten Downs ... also was a four-year letter winner in baseball.

Personal: Given name is Dexter Phillip Knox, Jr. ... born Nov. 27, 1995 ... plans on being in the school of liberal arts.