HUNTER KNIGHTON RUMORS

Miami offensive lineman Hunter Knighton wins Courage Award after comeback

DALLAS (AP) -- Miami offensive lineman Hunter Knighton, who survived near-fatal heat stroke to return to the team this season, has won the Courage Award, presented by the Orange Bowl and Football Writers Association of America.Knighton collapsed during conditioning drills in February 2014. He spent 12 days in a coma, lost 55 pounds and underwent surgery to repair paralyzed vocal...
Via Associated Press
December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami OL Knighton wins Courage Award after comeback

DALLAS (AP) Miami offensive lineman Hunter Knighton, who survived near-fatal heat stroke to return to the team this season, has won the Courage Award, presented by the Orange Bowl and Football Writers Association of America. Knighton collapsed during conditioning drills in February 2014. He spent 12 days in a coma, lost 55 pounds and underwent surgery to repair paralyzed vocal...
Via Associated Press
December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Hurricanes' Hunter Knighton named ACC's 2015 Piccolo Award winner

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) -- Miami offensive lineman Hunter Knighton, who overcame a heatstroke that left him comatose for 12 days and defied odds by returning to the field, is the Atlantic Coast Conference's Brian Piccolo Award winner for 2015.The award is presented to the "most courageous" football player in the ACC. Knighton will receive his award in North Carolina on Friday.Knighton...
Via Associated Press
December 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Miami's Hunter Knighton gets game ball a year after being in a coma

Though the season just started, Miami may have already had its best moment of the year. On Saturday, after the Hurricanes rolled past Bethune-Cookman 45-0, Miami head coach Al Golden presented offensive lineman Hunter Knighton, who was in a coma last year, with the game ball. The 6-6, 300-pound redshirt sophomore suffered a heat stroke in February of 2014, which resulted in him...
Via FOX Sports
September 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Al Golden gives game ball to Hunter Knighton

After the Miami Hurricanes easily beat Bethune-Cookman 45-0 last night, coach Al Golden took some time to recognize sophomore offensive lineman Hunter Knighton. After suffering heat stroke in February of last year, Knighton ended up in a coma for 12 days and played in his first game yesterday. As a result, Knighton was awarded the game ball by Golden, and the entire moment was caught...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Al Golden gives game ball to Miami player who was in coma

The Miami Hurricanes took care of Bethune-Cookman Saturday night, 45-0, to notch their first victory of the 2015 campaign. But the win itself wasn’t the biggest storyline from the game – that belonged to sophomore offensive lineman Hunter Knighton. Knighton, who suffered a heat stroke back in February of 2014, lost 55 pounds and was in a coma for 12 days, played in his first...
Via College Spun
September 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami’s Hunter Knighton says he’s ‘cleared for everything’

A year and a half ago, Miami Hurricanes offensive lineman Hunter Knighton was fighting for his life while unknowingly having a case of the flu that turned incredibly serious. Today, according to Matt Porter of the Palm Beach Post, Knighton has posted on Facebook that he is medically “cleared for everything.” Meanwhile, UM OL Hunter Knighton posts on Facebook that he is "cleared...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Depth issues prompt Hurricanes to modify spring game format

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) -- Perhaps the most-anticipated element of Miami's spring game came an hour before play started, when the Hurricanes unveiled four new uniform designs. Hunter Knighton plans to be in them. The offensive lineman released a statement Saturday detailing the severity of his illness this fall, and insisting he plans continue playing at Miami. Knighton revealed...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

UM's Hunter Knighton recovering after lengthy hospital stay, determined to return to field

University of Miami offensive lineman Hunter Knighton said Saturday he was hospitalized with heat stroke and spent nearly two weeks on a ventilator following a late-February workout. Unknowingly suffering from the flu at the time, Knighton said his body temperature reached 109 degrees and he was placed on a ventilator for 12 days after the Feb. 24 incident. "The results were not...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami’s Knighton out of hospital after falling ill

Miami offensive lineman Hunter Knighton is out of the hospital after falling ill during a workout last month.
Via Philly Sports Live
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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