In the Huddle with... Markeith Knowlton

In the Huddle is counting down the days to kickoff against Texas in the season opener on Sept. 4!  With 9 days remaining we have begun a new feature called "In the Huddle" where you can get the inside story on your favorite North Texas football player.  Each day leading up to the season-opener a different Mean Green football player will be highlighted on  We're not talking X's and O's with your favorite players, we're getting the scoop on their personal life and what they really think of their teammates!  Come back each day for insightful information like what is Adrian Awasom's guilty pleasure... or who does Andy Brewster consider to be the worst dressed teammate!  Today's spotlight is on...   


Markeith Knowlton Def. Back  6-1 205

 Senior McKinney, TX


First Pet   Fire Belly Newt named Lizzard


First Job   I worked at a Fina gas station that was Pizza Inn, TCBY and Popeye’s in McKinney


CD on Repeat   Kmillionaire... a personal mix


Super Power   I would want to fly and I would go everywhere


Must See TV   Sanford and Son


Who would play you in a movie   Will Smith


If you didn’t have practice then where would you be   At home playing Halo 


Favorite or Underdog   Underdog.  When you are the underdog it makes you play harder. You have something to look forward to at the end when you come out with a victory.


Have you had your 15 min yet? Not yet... the best is still to come


Pre-game ritual   Prayer


How does your coach motivate you    Coach Mac is always on top of things making sure I work hard


Check back tomorrow when you can find out who T.J. Culberson thinks makes the best cinnamon toast!  To catch Markeith Knowlton, T.J. Culberson and the rest of the Mean Green in action against Texas on Sept. 4 call the North Texas ticket office at 800-UNT-2366! 

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