35 - Dereck Knight
Dereck Knight
Height: 6-2
Weight: 230
Year: Senior
Hometown: Pawtucket, RI
High School: Shea
Position: TB
Senior: Tri-captain who was sidelined with a foot injury suffered in Brown's second game against Harvard... Named Ivy League Player of the Week after his performance against Duquesne where he ran for 208 yards on 33 carries, a long of 61 yards, and a touchdown...Recorded a total of 223 all-purpose yards and ranked 3rd on the team in rushing even with just 2 games for the season... Junior: Ranked second on the team with a total of 213 yards on 49 carries... Recorded the team's longest season rush on a carry of 30 yards vs. Cornell... Had 6 receptions for a total of 54 yards on the season... Rushed for a season high on 96 yards on 11 carries in Brown's win against Cornell... Had his first career touchdown against Dartmouth on a 1 yard run... Registered 4 tackles on the season... Sophomore: Ran for 25 yards on four carries against Columbia, including a long run of 15 yards... Rushed for 46 yards on 9 carries for the season... Had a career high kickoff return of 45 yards against Harvard... Freshman: Earned a spot on the Bears' travel roster late in the season... Secondary School Background: A graduate of Shea High School where he lettered in baseball, football, and basketball...Two-time All-State, All-Area, and All-Division selection...Voted to the Rhode Island Combine All-Star game...Earned Golden Dozen Award...Also a two-time All-Division selection for baseball...National Honor Society and Rhode Island Honor Society member...National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete... Personal: Dereck Lamont Knight, born July 11, 1986... Son of Tom and Denise Knight... Has a brother, Dave... Enjoys reading and computers... Concentrating in Economics.