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Romeo
McKnight
#93 Defensive Lineman
Romeo
McKnight
#93 Defensive Lineman
Height 6'4
Weight 250 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1998-03-25 (24)
Born South Bend, IN
School UNC Charlotte
Status AMER

CFL: 1st season

Stamps: 1st season

 

Acquired

Signed as a free agent on May 31, 2022.

 

Pro path

McKnight signed with the BC Lions on May 11, 2022, and he was released on May 30, 2022. He signed with the National Football League’s Cleveland Browns as an undrafted free agent on May 3, 2021, and was released on Aug. 25, 2021.

 

College

McKnight played his senior season (2020) at UNC Charlotte after transferring from Illinois State. In six games including five starts for the 49ers, he was all-Conference USA honourable mention after recording 24 tackles including a team-leading five tackles for loss and adding 1.5 sacks. In 26 games over two seasons (2018-19) at Illinois State, McKnight accumulated 111 tackles including 25.5 tackles for loss, 15 sacks, two forced fumbles and five passes defended. In 2019, he earned first-team all-Missouri Valley Conference honours for the Redbirds after recording 64 tackles including 16.5 tackles for loss and 12 sacks in 15 games. McKnight was at the University of Iowa in 2017 but did not see any game action. He redshirted for the Hawkeyes in 2016.

 

Personal

McKnight played defensive end and running back and also wrestled for the Tigers of Crystal Lake (Ill.) Central High School. He was the Illinois state wrestling champion in his weight class as a junior.

Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
Total
0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
Total
0 0 0 0 0 0