20 Sean Knight
Sean Knight
  • Height:
    6-1
  • Weight:
    180
  • Year:
    Sr.
  • Hometown:
    New Canaan, Conn.
  • High School:
    New Canaan
  • Position:
    CB
  • Major:
    Civil Engineering
  • gp
    10
  • tk
    34.0
  • sac
    -
  • int
    5
  • ffum
    -

Bio

2021

  • Semifinalist for the 2021 William V. Campbell Trophy
  • CoSIDA Academic All-America
  • CoSIDA Academic All-District
  • All-PAC First Team
  • Saw action in 10 games
  • Recorded 34 tackles, 29 solo
  • Had five interceptions
  • Recorded three pass breakups

2020-21

  • CoSIDA Academic All-America
  • CoSIDA Academic All-District
  • All-PAC Second Team
  • Saw action in all four games
  • Recorded 11 tackles, eight solo
  • Had two interceptions
  • Recorded two pass breakups

2019

  • Saw action in all 11 games
  • Recorded 34 tackles, 25 solo
  • Had four interceptions
  • Recorded nine pass breakups

2018

  • All-UAA Honorable Mention
  • Saw action in all ten games
  • Recorded 30 tackles, 19 solo
  • Had three interceptions
  • Recorded six pass breakups

Player Profile

Recent Games
Oct 2 at Bethany (W.V.) W, 47-7
Oct 9 #24 Westminster (Pa.) W, 34-10
Oct 23 Thiel W, 53-0
Oct 30 at St. Vincent W, 34-7
Nov 6 #22 Washington and Jefferson W, 27-11
Nov 13 Case Western Reserve W, 24-6
  Overall Conf
Solo tackles 29 27
Assists 5 5
Tackles 34.0 32.0
Tackles per game 3.4 3.6
Sacks - -
Sack yards - -
Interceptions 5 5
Returned for touchdown 0 0
Fumble recoveries - -
Fumble return TDs - -

Game Log - Passing

Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Sep 3 at Whitworth L, 13-10 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 11 at Geneva W, 31-17 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 18 at Grove City L, 13-6 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 25 Waynesburg W, 39-3 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 2 at Bethany (W.V.) W, 47-7 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 9 #24 Westminster (Pa.) W, 34-10 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 23 Thiel W, 53-0 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 30 at St. Vincent W, 34-7 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 6 #22 Washington and Jefferson W, 27-11 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 13 Case Western Reserve W, 24-6 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 20 at #1 North Central (Ill.)   - - - - - - - - -

Game Log - Rushing

Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Sep 3 at Whitworth L, 13-10 - - - - - - -
Sep 11 at Geneva W, 31-17 - - - - - - -
Sep 18 at Grove City L, 13-6 - - - - - - -
Sep 25 Waynesburg W, 39-3 - - - - - - -
Oct 2 at Bethany (W.V.) W, 47-7 - - - - - - -
Oct 9 #24 Westminster (Pa.) W, 34-10 - - - - - - -
Oct 23 Thiel W, 53-0 - - - - - - -
Oct 30 at St. Vincent W, 34-7 - - - - - - -
Nov 6 #22 Washington and Jefferson W, 27-11 - - - - - - -
Nov 13 Case Western Reserve W, 24-6 - - - - - - -
Nov 20 at #1 North Central (Ill.)   - - - - - - -

Game Log - Receiving

Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Sep 3 at Whitworth L, 13-10 - - - - - - -
Sep 11 at Geneva W, 31-17 - - - - - - -
Sep 18 at Grove City L, 13-6 - - - - - - -
Sep 25 Waynesburg W, 39-3 - - - - - - -
Oct 2 at Bethany (W.V.) W, 47-7 - - - - - - -
Oct 9 #24 Westminster (Pa.) W, 34-10 - - - - - - -
Oct 23 Thiel W, 53-0 - - - - - - -
Oct 30 at St. Vincent W, 34-7 - - - - - - -
Nov 6 #22 Washington and Jefferson W, 27-11 - - - - - - -
Nov 13 Case Western Reserve W, 24-6 - - - - - - -
Nov 20 at #1 North Central (Ill.)   - - - - - - -

Game Log - Kicking

Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Sep 3 at Whitworth L, 13-10 - - - - - 0
Sep 11 at Geneva W, 31-17 - - - - - 0
Sep 18 at Grove City L, 13-6 - - - - - 0
Sep 25 Waynesburg W, 39-3 - - - - - 0
Oct 2 at Bethany (W.V.) W, 47-7 - - - - - 0
Oct 9 #24 Westminster (Pa.) W, 34-10 - - - - - 0
Oct 23 Thiel W, 53-0 - - - - - 0
Oct 30 at St. Vincent W, 34-7 - - - - - 0
Nov 6 #22 Washington and Jefferson W, 27-11 - - - - - 0
Nov 13 Case Western Reserve W, 24-6 - - - - - 0
Nov 20 at #1 North Central (Ill.)   - - - - - -

Game Log - Punting

Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Sep 3 at Whitworth L, 13-10 - - - - - - - -
Sep 11 at Geneva W, 31-17 - - - - - - - -
Sep 18 at Grove City L, 13-6 - - - - - - - -
Sep 25 Waynesburg W, 39-3 - - - - - - - -
Oct 2 at Bethany (W.V.) W, 47-7 - - - - - - - -
Oct 9 #24 Westminster (Pa.) W, 34-10 - - - - - - - -
Oct 23 Thiel W, 53-0 - - - - - - - -
Oct 30 at St. Vincent W, 34-7 - - - - - - - -
Nov 6 #22 Washington and Jefferson W, 27-11 - - - - - - - -
Nov 13 Case Western Reserve W, 24-6 - - - - - - - -
Nov 20 at #1 North Central (Ill.)   - - - - - - - -

Game Log - Returns

Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Sep 3 at Whitworth L, 13-10 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 11 at Geneva W, 31-17 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 18 at Grove City L, 13-6 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 25 Waynesburg W, 39-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 2 at Bethany (W.V.) W, 47-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 9 #24 Westminster (Pa.) W, 34-10 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 23 Thiel W, 53-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 30 at St. Vincent W, 34-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 6 #22 Washington and Jefferson W, 27-11 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 13 Case Western Reserve W, 24-6 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 20 at #1 North Central (Ill.)   - - - - - - - - - -

Game Log - All-Purpose

Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Sep 3 at Whitworth L, 13-10 1 - - - - 0
Sep 11 at Geneva W, 31-17 1 - - - - 0
Sep 18 at Grove City L, 13-6 1 - - - - 0
Sep 25 Waynesburg W, 39-3 1 - - - - 0
Oct 2 at Bethany (W.V.) W, 47-7 1 - - - - 0
Oct 9 #24 Westminster (Pa.) W, 34-10 1 - - - - 0
Oct 23 Thiel W, 53-0 1 - - - - 0
Oct 30 at St. Vincent W, 34-7 1 - - - - 0
Nov 6 #22 Washington and Jefferson W, 27-11 1 - - - - 0
Nov 13 Case Western Reserve W, 24-6 1 - - - - 0
Nov 20 at #1 North Central (Ill.)   - - - - - -

Game Log - Scoring

Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Sep 3 at Whitworth L, 13-10 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 11 at Geneva W, 31-17 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 18 at Grove City L, 13-6 0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0 -
Sep 25 Waynesburg W, 39-3 0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0 -
Oct 2 at Bethany (W.V.) W, 47-7 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 9 #24 Westminster (Pa.) W, 34-10 0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0 -
Oct 23 Thiel W, 53-0 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 30 at St. Vincent W, 34-7 0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0 -
Nov 6 #22 Washington and Jefferson W, 27-11 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 13 Case Western Reserve W, 24-6 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 20 at #1 North Central (Ill.)   - - - - - - - - - - - -

Game Log - Defense

Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Sep 3 at Whitworth L, 13-10 2 0 2.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 11 at Geneva W, 31-17 2 0 2.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - 1 - -
Sep 18 at Grove City L, 13-6 7 0 7.0 - - 0 - - - - 1 20 0 1 - -
Sep 25 Waynesburg W, 39-3 2 0 2.0 - - 0 - - - - 2 0 0 - - -
Oct 2 at Bethany (W.V.) W, 47-7 0 1 1.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 9 #24 Westminster (Pa.) W, 34-10 4 1 5.0 - - 0 - - - - 1 0 0 - - -
Oct 23 Thiel W, 53-0 1 1 2.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 30 at St. Vincent W, 34-7 3 0 3.0 - - 0 - - - - 1 4 0 - - -
Nov 6 #22 Washington and Jefferson W, 27-11 3 1 4.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - 1 - -
Nov 13 Case Western Reserve W, 24-6 5 1 6.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 20 at #1 North Central (Ill.)   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Career Stats - Passing

  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
2018-19 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2019-20 11 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2020-21 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2021-22 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Total 35 - - - - - - - - - 0.0

Career Stats - Rushing

  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
2018-19 10 - - - - - - 1 0
2019-20 11 - - - - - - - -
2020-21 4 - - - - - - - -
2021-22 10 - - - - - - - -
Total 35 - - - - - - 1 0

Career Stats - Receiving

  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
2018-19 10 - - - - - - -
2019-20 11 - - - - - - -
2020-21 4 - - - - - - -
2021-22 10 - - - - - - -
Total 35 - - - - - - -

Career Stats - Kicking

  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
2018-19 10 - - - - - - - 0
2019-20 11 - - - - - - - 0
2020-21 4 - - - - - - - 0
2021-22 10 - - - - - - - 0
Total 35 - - - - - - - 0

Career Stats - Punting

  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
2018-19 10 - - - - - - - -
2019-20 11 - - - - - - - -
2020-21 4 - - - - - - - -
2021-22 10 - - - - - - - -
Total 35 - - - - - - - -

Career Stats - Returns

  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
2018-19 1 -3 -3.0 0 0 - - - - -
2019-20 1 9 9.0 0 9 - - - - -
2020-21 - - - - - - - - - -
2021-22 - - - - - - - - - -
Total 2 6 3.0 0 9 - - - - -

Career Stats - All-Purpose

  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
2018-19 10 - - - -3 -3 -.3
2019-20 11 - - - 9 9 .8
2020-21 4 - - - - 0 .0
2021-22 10 - - - - 0 .0
Total 35 - - - 6 6 .2

Career Stats - Scoring

  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
2018-19 0 0.0 - - 0 - 0 - - - - 0
2019-20 6 0.5 - - 0 - 1 - - - - 0
2020-21 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
2021-22 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
Total 6 0.2 - - 0 - 1 - - - - 0

Career Stats - Defense

  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
2018-19 10 19 11 30.0 3.0 - - 3 7 1 - - 3 0 6 -
2019-20 11 25 9 34.0 3.1 - - 1 1 1 2 0 4 92 9 -
2020-21 4 8 3 11.0 2.8 - - 0.5 0 - - - 2 -1 2 -
2021-22 10 29 5 34.0 3.4 - - 0 - - - - 5 24 3 -
Total 35 81 28 109.0 3.1 - - 4.5 8 2 2 0 14 115 20 -

Splits Stats - Passing

    gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
Event Total 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Conference 9 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Location Home 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Away 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Result Wins 8 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Losses 2 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Month September 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
October 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
November 2 - - - - - - - - - 0.0

Splits Stats - Rushing

    gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Event Total 10 - - - - - - - -
Conference 9 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
Location Home 5 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
Result Wins 8 - - - - - - - -
Losses 2 - - - - - - - -
Month September 4 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - - -

Splits Stats - Receiving

    gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Event Total 10 - - - - - - -
Conference 9 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - -
Location Home 5 - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - -
Result Wins 8 - - - - - - -
Losses 2 - - - - - - -
Month September 4 - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - -

Splits Stats - Kicking

    gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Event Total 10 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 9 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0
Location Home 5 - - - - - - - 0
Away 5 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0
Result Wins 8 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 2 - - - - - - - 0
Month September 4 - - - - - - - 0
October 4 - - - - - - - 0
November 2 - - - - - - - 0

Splits Stats - Punting

    gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Event Total 10 - - - - - - - -
Conference 9 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
Location Home 5 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
Result Wins 8 - - - - - - - -
Losses 2 - - - - - - - -
Month September 4 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - - -

Splits Stats - Returns

    kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Event Total - - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -
Location Home - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -
Result Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - - -
Month September - - - - - - - - - -
October - - - - - - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - - -

Splits Stats - All-Purpose

    gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Event Total 10 - - - - 0 .0
Conference 9 - - - - 0 .0
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -
Location Home 5 - - - - 0 .0
Away 5 - - - - 0 .0
Neutral - - - - - 0 -
Result Wins 8 - - - - 0 .0
Losses 2 - - - - 0 .0
Month September 4 - - - - 0 .0
October 4 - - - - 0 .0
November 2 - - - - 0 .0

Splits Stats - Scoring

    pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Event Total 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
Conference 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
Location Home 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
Away 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
Result Wins 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
Losses 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
Month September 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
October 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
November 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0

Splits Stats - Defense

    gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Event Total 10 29 5 34.0 3.4 - - 0 - - - - 5 24 3 -
Conference 9 27 5 32.0 3.6 - - 0 - - - - 5 24 3 -
Exhibition - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Location Home 5 15 4 19.0 3.8 - - 0 - - - - 3 0 1 -
Away 5 14 1 15.0 3.0 - - 0 - - - - 2 24 2 -
Neutral - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Result Wins 8 20 5 25.0 3.1 - - 0 - - - - 4 4 2 -
Losses 2 9 0 9.0 4.5 - - 0 - - - - 1 20 1 -
Month September 4 13 0 13.0 3.3 - - 0 - - - - 3 20 2 -
October 4 8 3 11.0 2.8 - - 0 - - - - 2 4 - -
November 2 8 2 10.0 5.0 - - 0 - - - - - - 1 -

News Mentions

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14 Carnegie Mellon Football Players Named to the NFF Hampshire Honor Society

The Carnegie Mellon University football team had 14 student-athletes named to the 2022 National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame...

April 13, 2022

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Knight Repeats as CoSIDA Academic All-America

Senior defensive back Sean Knight (New Canaan, Conn./New Canaan) of the Carnegie Mellon University football team was honored with a first team...

December 16, 2021

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Eight Football Players Named CoSIDA Academic All-District

The Carnegie Mellon University football team had eight members named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic...

November 18, 2021

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Football Lands 17 on All-PAC Team; Lackner Named PAC Coach of the Year

The Carnegie Mellon University football team had 17 players receive All-Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) distinction, announced by the...

November 16, 2021

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Tartans Fast Start Leads to 34-7 Win at Saint Vincent

The Carnegie Mellon University football team traveled to Latrobe, Pennsylvania on Saturday afternoon to play the Bearcats of Saint Vincent College...

October 30, 2021

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Tartans Second Half Surge Upends #24 Westminster 34-10

The Carnegie Mellon University football team won its fourth straight game against a ranked opponent with a 34-10 win over 24th-ranked Westminster...

October 9, 2021

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Knight Selected as a William V. Campbell Trophy Semifinalist

Selected as the best and brightest from the college gridiron, The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) announced the 176...

September 29, 2021

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Turnovers Lead to a 39-3 Tartan Win Over Waynesburg

The Carnegie Mellon University football team opened its home schedule of Saturday night with a 39-3 victory over Waynesburg University in...

September 25, 2021

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Tartans Outlasted by Grove City, 13-6

The Carnegie Mellon University football team traveled to Grove City College on Saturday for the 61st meeting between the Tartans and Wolverines...

September 18, 2021