Shawn Knight

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Shawn Knight
No. --
Defensive Tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1964-06-04) June 4, 1964 (age 50)
Place of birth: Provo, Utah
Height: 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) Weight: 290 lb (132 kg)
Career information
High school: Sparks (NV) Reed
College: Brigham Young
NFL Draft: 1987 / Round: 1 / Pick: 11
Debuted in 1987 for the New Orleans Saints
Last played in 1991 for the Sacramento Surge
Career history
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Shawn Matt Knight (born June 4, 1964) is a former American football defensive tackle. He was drafted in the first round by the New Orleans Saints, 11th overall in the 1987 NFL Draft. He played just three seasons in the NFL playing one season for the Saints, Denver Broncos and Phoenix Cardinals each.