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Alan Knott
Alan  Knott

RS Senior

Tyrone, Ga.

High School:
Sandy Creek

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 290


4 VL

Criminal Justice


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Souther Carolina vs. Vanderbilt

USATSI photos from South Carolina vs. Vanderbilt - Saturday Oct. 28, 2017


South Carolina vs. NC State (USATSI)

Gamecocks open the 2017 season against the Wolfpack in Charlotte.

2017 Tenacity Award

2017 SEC Offensive Lineman of the Week (Vanderbilt)

2015 Joe Morrison Offensive Player of the Spring

2015 Most Improved Offensive Lineman of the Spring

2017: Fifth-year senior leader of the offensive line... was the only member of the offensive line to start in the same position (center) in all 13 games... started 42 games during his career, most on the 2017 squad... named the SEC Offensive Lineman of the Week for his performance against Vanderbilt... served as a game captain versus Missouri, Arkansas, Tennessee, Vanderbilt, Georgia and Wofford... a member of the Remington Watch list... recognized with the Tenacity Award for the offense... graduated in December.

2016: Redshirt junior offensive center who started 12 of the 13 games... did not play in the season opener at Vanderbilt... made his season debut when he started at center vs. Mississippi State... nominated for the Remington Award.

2015: Offensive center who started each of the season's first three games... suffered a high ankle sprain at Georgia and was not able to play against UCF or Missouri... returned to the starting lineup at LSU... played the second half against Vanderbilt... returned to the starting lineup at Texas A&M and held that position throughout the remainder of the season, making nine starts overall... named to Rimington Watch List... put together an excellent spring where he was recognized by the coaches as the Most Improved Offensive Lineman and also the Joe Morrison Offensive Player of the Spring.

2014: Missed most of the preseason with a right knee injury... made first career start at center versus East Carolina... remained the starter at center for seven of the first eight games... played in all 13 contests, making eight starts, including the Independence Bowl win over Miami.

2013: Redshirted as a true freshman.

HIGH SCHOOL: Helped the Sandy Creek (Tyrone, Ga.) Patriots to a pair of state titles, including a perfect 15-0 mark in 2012... graduated in 2013... coached by Chip Walker... named first-team Class AAAA all-state by the Atlanta Journal Constitution and by the Georgia Sportswriters Association... played in the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl in Carson, Calif. following his senior season... regarded as the 61st-best player in Georgia and the 53rd-best offensive tackle in the country according to Rivals... the nation's 30th-best offensive guard according to Scout... the 43rd-best player in the state, and the 27th-best offensive guard in the country by 247Sports... the 43rd-best offensive guard and an All-Southeast Region pick by PrepStar.

PERSONAL: David Alan Knott was born December 16, 1994... is a criminal justice major.

Alan Knott

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