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Demetrius Knox
Demetrius  Knox

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Fort Worth, Texas

High School:
All Saints Episcopal

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 308

Position:
OL

Ohio State Overview: 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 … he is majoring in sport and industry.

2016 Season (Sophomore): 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.

2015 Season (Freshman): Knox, a red-shirt in 2014, 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.

More on Demetrius: Consensus four-star prospect Demetrius Knox played tackle for an undefeated All Saints Episcopal team but had 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 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 … 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.