8 Solomon Knight
8 Solomon Knight
Height: 6-1
Weight: 250
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Columbus, Ind.
High School: Columbus North
Position: DL

2014: Recorded 13 tackles from his defensive line position as a sophomore...made a career-high four tackles in win at Mount St. Joseph (10/18)...had a sack against Defiance (11/8) and Wabash (11/22)...appeared in 10 of the 11 games...helped team win the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference title and advance to the NCAA Division III playoffs.

2013: Gained valuable playing time during freshman season, appearing in four games along the defensive line...made a season-high two tackles each against Anderson (10/19) and Rose-Hulman (10/26)...recorded a stop in collegiate debut against Manchester (9/21)...also saw playing time against Mount St. Joseph (10/12)...made a stop in the backfield against Anderson...helped team win the HCAC title and advance to the second round of the NCAA Division III playoffs.

High School: Earned all-area and all-region team accolades as a junior and senior at Columbus North High School...named honorable mention All-Conference Indiana in 2011 and 2012...received team's Defensive Lineman Most Valuable Player Award following his junior and senior seasons...graduated with academic honors and was a member of the school's honor roll each season.

Personal: Majors in pre-dentistry...son of Courtney Knight.