78 Demetrius Knox

Demetrius Knox Ohio State
usaUnited States
Forth Worth, TX
High School
All Saints Episcopal
Past Teams
Ohio State
2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

Major: Sport Industry (2015-17)

Weight: 312 (2018), 308 (2016-17), 305 (2015), 302 (2014)

2018 Media Guide:  Demetrius Knox is a returning, eight-game starter at left guard for the Buckeyes who is a knowledgeable and veteran fifth-year senior … he will provide great leadership along the offensive line … Knox rose from playing on special teams and as a back-up guard for the first six games last year to a starter for the last eight games of the season following an injury to Branden Bowen … and impressive Knox was as a starter … he earned game “champion” honors from the OSU coaches six times for his outstanding play, including his first game as a starter vs. Nebraska and also in the slugfests vs. Penn State, Michigan State, Wisconsin and USC … Knox enters the 2018 season having played in 31 games for the Buckeyes, including all 14 games in 2017, 13 in 2015 as a freshman and four during an injury-slowed 2016 campaign … graduated in December 2017 with his bachelor’s degree in sport and industry.

2017 Media Guide: Demetrius Knox is in his fourth season with the Buckeyes and maintains junior eligibility status for the 2017 campaign … he is a veteran of 17 games played and is coming off a spring drills where he 1) rebounded nicely from a broken foot that kept him out of nine games last year, and 2) was in the hunt and competing for the open starting position at guard.

2016: A foot injury in late September slowed Knox for nine games after he had previously played in the first three games of the season … he did come back for the College Football Playoff game against Clemson and played 23 snaps when one starter was briefly injured … played in four games, total, for the season.

2016 Media Guide: Demetrius Knox is in his third season with the Buckeyes … he earned his first Varsity O letter in 2015 as he played in all 13 games for the 12-1 Buckeyes … most of his playing time was on special teams, but he did line up for offensive snaps in five games with a high of 15 plays against Rutgers.

2015 Media Guide: Demetrius Knox is in his second season with the Buckeyes … he red-shirted the 2014 campaign and has four seasons of eligibility starting with the 2015 season.

2014 Media Guide: Consensus four-star prospect Demetrius Knox played tackle for an undefeated All Saints Episcopal team but has high national rankings as an offensive guard … Rivals rated Knox as its
No. 2 guard prospect and Scout (No. 7), 247Sports (No. 10) and ESPN (No. 11) also had him highly ranked … considered among the top players in the nation regardless of position, Knox was rated as high as No. 45 overall by Rivals with Scout ranking him No. 107 … helped All Saints Episcopal and coach Aaron Beck to consecutive, 11-0 seasons and Southwest Preparatory School championships … was selected to play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl in January and was named one of seven recipients of a Rotary Lombardi Award “Chip Off the Old Block” award in 2013 for outstanding play and community service achievements … listed among the Top 20 seniors in the state of Texas.

Personal: Comes home to Ohio, as he was born in the state and lived in the Dayton/Springfield area … is the son of Aledia Cavitt and Reggie Knox.



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2015Ohio State130
2016Ohio State40
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