In his first full season in New Orleans, Kyle Knox saw significant action on special teams and posted four coverage tackles and one defensive stop. In 2015, Knox will continue to contribute in the kicking game and will also compete for more extensive playing time at the linebacker positon.
NFL CAREER – In his first full season in New Orleans, Kyle Knox saw significant action on special teams and posted four coverage tackles and one defensive stop. In 2015, Knox will continue to contribute in the kicking game and will also compete for more extensive playing time at the linebacker positon.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS – Signed by Saints to active roster from practice squad, 1/1/14; Signed by the Saints to practice squad, 10/23/13; Waived by Jacksonville Jaguars, 10/3/13; Acquired off of waivers by Jacksonville from Seattle Seahawks, 8/27/13; Waived by Seahawks, 8/26/13; Signed by Seahawks to reserve/future contract, 1/15/13; Signed to Seahawks practice squad, 12/18/12; Waived by Seahawks, 8/13/12; Signed by Seattle as an undrafted rookie free agent, 6/15/12.
2014 – Played in 12 games, primarily on special teams and posted one defensive stop and four special teams tackles…Posted one solo tackles vs. Minnesota, Sept. 21…Led team with two special teams tackles at Tampa Bay, Oct. 5. 2013 – After appearing in four games for Jacksonville early in season and recording no statistics, appeared in both postseason games for New Orleans and posted on special teams tackle in NFC Wild Card Playoff at Philadelphia, 1/4/14. 2012 – Went to training camp with Seattle and spent final part of season on club’s practice squad.
COLLEGE – Started 37 of 46 career games at Fresno State, posting 215 tackles (115 solo) and 4.5 sacks in his career...Collected 55 tackles (33 solo), six tackles for loss, two passes defensed and one sack during his senior campaign for the Bulldogs and had a career-high 74 stops (37 solo) his junior season...Majored in communication.
PERSONAL – Attended St. Bernard (Los Angeles, Calif.) HS, where he was named first-team All-Del Rey League athlete of the year and most valuable lineman after recording 42 tackles and 10 sacks and two fumble recoveries his senior season...Born on March 10, 1989.
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