CAREER HIGHS Tackles: None
Tackles For Loss: None
Fumbles Recovered: None
* Indicates most recent high
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.
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.