4-star receiver prospect Erriyon Knighton sets new 200m national record
Erriyon Knighton has seen his college recruitment blow up in recent weeks, however, something tells us the recruitment of the Florida native is just getting started.
Already rated as a four-star prospect in the 2022 recruiting cycle, the Hillsborough High School product has received scholarship offers from Florida, Florida State and Tennessee over the last month.
Well, look for more offers to come flooding in soon for the Tampa native as Knighton just posted a 20.33 200m run. To put that in perspective, his time is a new national record.
The 6-foot, 160-pound Knighton is currently listed as the No. 189 overall prospect and the No. 23 receiver in the nation for the 2022 recruiting cycle by 247Sports Composite Rankings.
It’s unclear how much speed factors into a prospect’s recruiting ranking but it may be time to reevaluate Knighton’s ranking after his recent performance on the track.
Erriyon Knighton ran a wind legal U.S. No. 1 in 20.33 AND set a new 200m national record. Did we mention this is the 15-16-year-old age group?😱🤯 He's unbelievable! https://t.co/S1hmkVn34K pic.twitter.com/7BSI2IFKWw
— FloTrack (@FloTrack) August 7, 2020
In case you were wondering if his speed translates to the gridiron, here’s your answer — yes, yes it does.
Check out Knighton’s junior season highlight reel below: