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Chase Knighton

Position Wide Receiver
Height 5'11''
Weight 184 lbs.
Class Senior
Hometown Athens, Texas
High School Athens HS

2010 (So.): Did not see any action as a backup wide receiver.

2009 (RS): Redshirted his first year at KU… Played quarterback on the scout team.

At Tabor College: Played five games in 2008… Completed 20 of 51 passes for 188 yards and one touchdown in 2008.

High School: Was a two-year letterwinner as a quarterback and cornerback… Earned all-county first-team honors and all-district second-team honors… Was the team captain his senior year… Earned academic all-state first-team honors… Threw for 1,484 yards and 22 touchdowns… Also played basketball… Was in the top 10 percent of his class and was a member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Born in Grand Prairie, Texas… Son of Keith Knighton and Jody Thomas… Has two sisters… Majoring in Sports Management… Likes sleeping, eating and working out.