AS A FRESHMAN IN 2016:
• Did not see any varsity action.
• Played for head coach Rick Conner at Linganore High School in Frederick, Md.
• Served as team captain during his senior season.
• Earned second team All-State honors following his senior season.
• Named first team All-Central Maryland Conference in 2015, and second team All-Monocacy Valley Athletic League in 2014.
• Twice named All-Area by the Frederick News.
• Selected to play in the Baltimore Touchdown Club All-Star game.
• Also lettered in wrestling.
• Vice president of National Honor Society.
• Also lettered in track.
• Son of Paul and Jennifer Knotts.
• Has one sister, Sarah, who played lacrosse at Indiana (Pa.).
• Has not yet declared a major.