As a sophomore in 2013: Game-By-Game Statistics Started four of the 12 games played this season ... Recorded 32 total tackles on the season, including three tackles for a loss of 13 yards ... Had 0.5 sacks for a loss of five yards ... Had one interception ... Recorded one forced fumble and recovered one fumble on the season ... Recorded four tackles (1-3) as a starting linebacker at No. 23 Wisconsin (8/31) ... Intercepted a pass by Maine's Marcus Wasilewski in the endzone and assisted on two tackles against the Black Bears on Sept. 7 ... Appeared at linebacker when the Minutemen face Kansas State (9/14) ... Recovered a fumble and notched three tackles (1-2) against Vanderbilt (9/21) ... Earned a pair of solo stops at Bowling Green (10/5) ... Assisted on a trio of takedowns as a starting linebacker against Miami (Ohio) on Oct. 12 ... Had two tackles (1-1), including a TFL for a four-yard loss at Buffalo (10/19) ... Helped out on four tackles, including the 50th of his UMass career, with a nine-yard sack and a four-yard TFL, against Western Michigan (10/26) ... Added five tackles (1-4) against #17/21 Northern Illinois (11/2).
As a freshman in 2012:Game-By-Game Statistics Played in ten games, starting eight at linebacker ... Recorded 32 tackles (11-21), 4.0 TFLs for a loss of 12 yards, two pass breakups, one quarterback hurry and a recovered fumble ... Recorded three assisted tackles in his first game, against Indiana (9/8) ... Tallied four stops (1-3) at Western Michigan (10/6) ... Had six assisted stops and a fumble recovery vs. Buffalo (11/17) ... Notched three takedowns (2-1), including a TFL for three yards at Northern Illinois (11/3) ... Earned six stops (0-6) and a fumble recovery against Buffalo (11/17) ... Made a season-high seven tackles (2-5) to go with a pass breakup and an assisted TFL vs. Central Michigan (11/23).
Before UMass: Earned All-Connecticut honors as a linebacker after leading Xavier High School to a 13-0 in 2011 ... Led Xavier to a pair of Connecticut State Championships ... Played for head coach Sean Marinan.
Personal: Jovan Dimetri Santos-Knox ... Born July 5, 1994 in Waterbury, Conn. ... Son of Byron and Julia Knox ... Brother of Carli, Vienna and London.
SINGLE-GAME HIGHS: Tackles: 7, Central Michigan, 11/23/12 (2-5) Tackles for loss: 1.0, Ohio, 9/29/12 (1-0); at Northern Illinois, 11/3/12 (1-0); at Akron, 11/10/12 (1-0) Fumbles recovered: 1, Buffalo, 11/17/12 Pass breakups: 1, Ohio, 9/29/12; Central Michigan, 11/23/12