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Kevin Knowles II

Kevin Knowles II - Football - Florida State Seminoles

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Defensive Back
Hollywood, Fla.
high school


Appeared in all 13 games with 11 starts…recorded 24 tackles, one interception and two pass breakups…All-ACC Academic Team…Seminole Scholar…grabbed first collegiate interception and made three tackles in 35-31 win at Louisville…interception ended Cardinals’ final drive and clinched victory with 0:37 remaining in fourth quarter…made season-high four tackles, all solo, in 45-38 victory vs. Florida…recorded three tackles and one pass breakup in consecutive weeks vs. No. 22 Wake Forest and at No. 14 NC State…made three solo tackles in season-opening 47-7 win vs. Duquesne…had two solo stops in 24-23 win vs. LSU and vs. No. 4 Clemson…registered one solo tackle in 38-3 win at Syracuse…had one tackle in 44-14 win vs. Boston College…made one tackle in 41-16 win vs. Georgia Tech…registered one stop in 35-32 Cheez-It Bowl victory vs. Oklahoma.


Appeared in all 12 games with seven starts…recorded 26 tackles, including 1.5 for loss, with two pass breakups…Devaughn Darling Defensive Freshman of the Year…Seminole Scholar…made season-high seven tackles, including season-best five solo stops, at Boston College…registered one tackle and one pass breakup vs. Jacksonville State…recorded one solo tackle vs. Louisville…made first collegiate start vs. Syracuse and had one solo stop…recorded one pass breakup at North Carolina…registered two solo tackles, including 1.0 for loss, vs. UMass…made three tackles, 0.5 for loss, at Clemson…recorded then-season-high five tackles vs. Miami…made four tackles in season finale at Florida.


Four-star prospect ranked as No. 25 cornerback nationally and No. 62 overall prospect in Florida by ESPN…rated as No. 47 cornerback in America and No. 83 prospect in Florida on 247Sports Composite…scored three touchdowns at wide receiver during his senior season which featured only four games…earned first-team all-county and second-team All-Broward 8A-6A honors after grabbing five interceptions and making 25 tackles, including 3.0 for loss, as a junior…key defensive piece helping Mustangs win eight games and advance to second round of 7A state playoffs…made 39 tackles, two interceptions and three pass breakups as a sophomore to help McArthur claim district title and advance to state playoffs.