Jake Knecht
Jake Knecht


Issaquah, Wash.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 183



Jake Knecht

Biography and Career Highlights

2009: Played in six games, all as a reserve ... caught four passes for 38 yards on the season ... hauled in two passes at Illinois (Sept. 12) and against Austin Peay (Sept. 19) ... hauled in a career-long 18 yard pass against the Illini.

Ranked as a two-star recruit by Rivals.com.

Skyline HS
Earned second-team all-conference offense honors and honorable mention all-conference defense honors senior year ... Seattle Times Offensive Athlete of the Week in 2008 ... four-time Skyline High School player of the game in 2008 ... named most improved player senior year ... named one of the top-100 football student-athletes in the state of Washington in 2007 by the Seattle Times ... recorded 44 catches for 570 yards and seven touchdowns as a senior ... Skyline High School won the Washington Class 4A State Championship in 2007 and 2008 ... Skyline ranked No. 1 in the state of Washington in both 2007 and 2008, and had a No. 5 national ranking in the USA Today High School Super 25 Poll in 2008 and No. 17 national ranking in 2007 ... a Skyline High School Scholar-Athlete from 2005-08 ... member of the National Honor Society ... named a King County National Foundation Scholar-Athlete ... coached by Mat Taylor ... also recruited by Boise State, Washington, Eastern Washington, Washington State, Miami (Ohio), Ball State and Idaho.

Personal: Born April 7, 1991, in Cincinnati ... son of Jeff and Mary Ann Knecht ... one of two children ... his father, Jeff, played college baseball, while two of his uncles played college football ... intended major is education ... last named pronounced kuh-NET.


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