By Chris Williams, CycloneFanatic.com Publisher Follow Chris on Twitter @ChrisMWilliams
Here’s a scary fact.
Other than before his true freshman season at Iowa State, senior linebacker Jake Knott has never entered a fall camp at 100 percent.
Before his sophomore season, it was wrist surgery. Prior to last year, it was Knott’s ulna (forearm) that gave him troubles. A shoulder injury hindered Knot throughout the majority of 2011.
Despite all of the setbacks, Knott recorded an astounding 245-combined tackles over the last two seasons and for the most part, he wasn’t even close to being healthy.
“As good as his numbers were last year, he really played average because of his health,” said Iowa State head coach Paul Rhoads. “There were so many limitations placed on him physically, things that he couldn’t do that he has to do at that position to play great linebacker and having him back healthy, I think he has all kinds of growth potential yet.”
During his press conference on Tuesday, Rh...