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Texas A&M Athletics | April 11, 2016

Texas A&M football: Sumlin names Trevor Knight as Aggies' starting QB

  Trevor Knight transferred to Texas A&M after graduating from Oklahoma in December.

COLLEGE STATION — Trevor Knight has been named the Texas A&M starting quarterback by Aggie head football coach Kevin Sumlin on Monday.

"Trevor Knight will be our starter," Sumlin said. "His on-field performance this spring along with his leadership earned him the starting job."

Knight is a senior transfer from the Oklahoma after earning his management degree in December. He started 15 games for the Sooners at quarterback, including two bowl games, and was the Sugar Bowl MVP against Alabama. As a freshman in 2013, Knight played in eight games and threw for 819 yards, nine touchdowns and five interceptions. In 2014, Knight threw for 2,300 yards, 14 touchdowns and 10 interceptions in the 10 games he started. He also rushed for 339 yards and five touchdowns that year. Against the Crimson Tide, Knight threw for 348 yards and four touchdowns.

The Aggies open the 2016 football campaign at Kyle Field against UCLA on Sept. 3.

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