UNLV: A former walk-on receiver who has good strength and speed ... Still looking for his first collegiate reception ... Awarded a scholarship in 2008 ... Earned the 2007 Jack Gilmore Coaches Award at the team's annual banquet ... A prep teammate of former UNLV record-setting WR Casey Flair in Alaska ... Earned a spot on the Dean's Honor List in fall 2009 ... A member of the Academic All-MWC Team in both 2007 and 2009 and UNLV football's only MWC Scholar-Athlete Award winner a year ago ... Last name is pronounced "cuh-NEWT-sin."
2009: Played in 11 games at receiver position, including starting at Wyoming.
2008: Lettered as a reserve WR.
2007: Earned his first letter as a Rebel by playing in all 12 games at receiver and on special teams ... Made his first career start at WR spot in season finale at UNM.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2006 graduate of East Anchorage HS in Alaska ... A three-year letterman for the Thunderbirds of the Cooke Inlet Conference ... Coach Roger Spackman's squad won the state title in 2004 ... Went 29-6 overall during his time on the field ... Named first team all-state as a senior after catching 38 passes for 861 yards and 12 TDs.
PERSONAL: Theodore Robert Knutson was born on Oct. 3, 1987, in Palmer, AK ... The son of Ted Knutson and Diane Hammermeister ... Majoring in kinesiological sciences.