The White Knights’ top academy athletes are now ready to make their way onto the field, and we have the scoop on the top names from around the country.
Athletes who are currently playing include:Kelvin Kuo, WR, Florida StateUniversity, Florida.
Kuo was an All-American at Florida State, where he was a three-time all-ACC selection.
He is ranked No. 17 in the country and No. 11 in the nation by 247Sports.
He has 1,078 yards on the ground this season and 14 touchdowns, including three game-winning touchdowns.
He is a three time first-team All-ACC pick and has recorded two career 100-yard games.
Koo is the youngest player to play for the Knights this season.
He was a redshirt freshman in 2017 and was the team’s leading receiver with 1,087 yards on 59 catches for 1,057 yards and three touchdowns.
He also has 23 receptions for 255 yards and two touchdowns on punt returns.
In addition to Kuo’s career, the Knights have been in the top three in total offense the last two seasons, according to ESPN Stats & Info.
This year the Knights are third in the ACC in total yards (3,732), seventh in total touchdowns (11), eighth in total rushing yards (1,918) and 11th in total points scored.
Kuo is the third-leading receiver in the 2018 class with 1.86 yards per catch.
He has also earned honorable mention all-conference honors.
He leads the Knights in receiving with 799 yards and 11 touchdowns on just 59 receptions.
The freshman has been named to the 2017 All-Atlantic Coast Conference first team.
He also earned All-America honors in 2016 and was a finalist for the Heisman Trophy.
He won the Maxwell Award in 2019.
He caught 74 passes for 1.959 yards and six touchdowns last season.
Kuo has been the team leader for punt returns this season with 2,094 yards and 13 touchdowns.
In addition, he has three punt return touchdowns and has returned a punt for a touchdown in each of the past three games.
He was a first-teamer in 2016 for the Maxwell, and he has caught 50 passes for 656 yards and five touchdowns on 39 punt returns over the past two seasons.
Kubay, WR/KR, Clemson, Clemson.
Kube is the team captain for punts and punting returns for Clemson.
He started all 13 games at punter for the Tigers and recorded a career-high 45 punts for 6,063 yards and 10 touchdowns on 27 punts.
He made all 14 of his kicks for 673 yards and four touchdowns.
Kubb, WR (2017), Texas A&M, Texas.
Kookb was a four-year starter at Texas A & M, where the Longhorns finished the 2017 season as the conference’s No. 1-ranked team.
He earned All Conference First Team honors for 2017 and a 2017 SEC Freshman All-Freshman team selection.
He earned honorable mentions all-league honors as a freshman, and earned All ACC First Team accolades for his performance at the Senior Bowl in January.
He will compete for a spot on the 2017 NFL Draft Combine team, where scouts will also have a chance to watch him in person.
Kopas, TE, UCLA, UCLA.
Kops is a four year starter at UCLA, and in 2017 he was named the Pac-12 Conference’s Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman.
He set a school record with 17 receptions for 703 yards and nine touchdowns on 13 targets.
He added three touchdowns on kickoffs.
He scored four touchdowns in the Bruins’ 24-24 win over Washington State.
Koops led UCLA in receiving and kickoff return yards last season, and also earned first-Team All-Pac-12 honors.
Kops was a fourth-team all-Pac 12 selection and was also named a first team all-purpose player.
Kopes had three career 100 yard games, including the 2017 bowl game.
He became the first UCLA player since Jarrad Davis in 2010 to record three 100-receiving games in a season.
Kopes finished with 1 and 1.5 touchdowns on his career receptions.
Koopas was a third-team 2017 All Pac-10 selection and a second-team selection in 2017.
Kopp, TE/KR/KR (2017)Texas A&M, A&AM.
Kopp is a five-year career starter at A&am and a three year starter for Texas A. He led the Knights to an 11-3 record in 2017, and led the team in passing touchdowns with 16.
He had 12 career 100 or more yards receiving, including two 100-yards receiving touchdowns.
A& ;M won the Pac 12 North division title in 2017 after finishing 10-3.
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