A photo of AT&T Stadium was on the TV screen above the turf at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center on Tuesday. The words “All In” were over the photo.
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Knox will be glad to be back as a fifth-year senior who has already earned his degree. Despite his Ohio ties, he likes to describe himself as a southern guy. He has been ever since his uncle, Jerome Cavitt, told his mom Aledia Cavitt he would have a better chance of getting recruited if he played high school football in Texas. That’s why he left Springfield in middle school.
“Ohio State is Ohio State, but even high school football down there is big,” Knox said. “The whole city shuts down and everything. No matter if it’s middle school or high school football, everything is dramatic down there.”