Ted McKnight

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Ted McKnight
No. 22, 33
Position: Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1954-02-26) February 26, 1954 (age 63)
Place of birth: Duluth, Minnesota
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 209 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school: Duluth (MN) Central
College: Minnesota–Duluth
NFL Draft: 1977 / Round: 2 / Pick: 56
Career history
Player stats at PFR

Theodore Robert McKnight (born February 26, 1954) is a former professional American football running back in the NFL for the Kansas City Chiefs and Buffalo Bills. He played college football at the University of Minnesota Duluth and is one of 6 players to attend Minnesota-Duluth and he had the longest career.

McKnight was drafted in the second round by the Oakland Raiders. Picked up by Kansas City, he led the Chiefs in rushing in 1978,1979,1980. In 1978 McKnight led the NFL with a Chiefs record 6.0 yards per carry. He finished his NFL career with 2,344 rushing yards and 22 touchdowns. His longest run 84 yards in 1979 is still a Chiefs record.. McKnight also caught 99 passes out of the backfield. Finished with 3499 career all purpose yards.