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Ben Knutson

OG
Position
6'9''
Height
310 lbs.
Weight
Freshman
Class
Granger, Ind.
Hometown
Penn HS
High School

AT VIRGINIA
2018 – Appeared in nine of UVA’s 13 games … saw most of his time on special teams. 2017 – Appeared in 10 of UVA’s 13 games with two starts … made collegiate debut against William & Mary … started at right guard against Georgia Tech … started at left guard at Louisville … posted a knockdown block against Boston College … helped block for Kurt Benkert, who became the first Cavalier in program history to throw for over 3,000 yards in a single season. 2016 – Did not appear in any games … dressed for the North Carolina game.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL
Played offensive tackle at Penn High School for head coach Cory Yeoman … rated a three-star recruit according to ESPN.com, Rivals.com, Scout.com and 247sports.com … helped lead Penn High School to a 6A state-runner up finish and a 14-2 record … named an Associated Press Indiana High School first-team 6A all-state honoree on the offensive line in 2015 … first-team IFCA all-state selection in 2015 … named the Indianapolis Star Mr. Offensive Line, given to the top lineman in the state of Indiana … named is pronounced Newt-Son.