CAREER HIGHS Tackles: 1 2x, vs. Texas State (2013)*
Tackles For Loss: None
Fumbles Recovered: None
* Indicates most recent high
2013 Played in all 13 games (0 starts) playing primarily on special teams with two tackles (one solo)... made one tackle (solo) against Texas State (9/21)... made season debut with one tackle (assisted) in season opener at SMU (8/30).
2012 Played in one game (0 starts) and did not record a tackle... made season debut on the road at Texas State (9/8).
2011 Played in four games (0 starts) primarily on special teams... played in games against No. 18 Baylor (11/26) at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, No. 2 Oklahoma State (11/12) and Nevada (9/24) and made season debut in season opener against Texas State (9/3).
2010 Played in one game (0 starts) on the season... made career debut against Weber State (11/20).
2009 Redshirt season.... Scout team member... did not play.
HIGH SCHOOL Defensive end from Longview High School in Longview, Texas ... also recruited by Louisiana Tech, Louisiana-Monroe, UTEP and North Texas ... helped lead LHS to a 13-3 record in 2008 and a state runner-up finish ... 90 tackles, nine sacks and an interception during senior season ... Class 4A All-State first team by the Texas Sports Writers Association and second team honors by the Associated Press ... High School Coach: John King.
PERSONAL Christopher Knighton ... born April 17, 1991 ... son of Thomas Knighton and Lisa Knighton ... has three siblings ... majoring in human sciences.