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Former NFL Player Joe McKnight Shot And Killed In Alleged Road Rage Incident

Written by Ana Krneta
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Tragic news has come out about the murder of an ex-NFL star Joe McKnight that was the result of a road rage incident. He was only 28-years-old. Joseph Nathan McKnight was a professional running back who played in the NFL and in the CFL (Canadian Football League).

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He was drafted in the fourth round of the 2010 NFL Draft by the New York Jets and played for the Kansas City Chiefs during his NFL career. Later on, he was drafted in the CFL by the Edmonton Eskimos and the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

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When McKnight was coming up the ranks in professional football, he was being dubbed the ‘next Reggie Bush’ by media and coaches because of his skill. When he attended the University of Southern California, he was awarded the prestigious ‘Frank Gifford Endowed Football Scholarship.’

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McKnight had just been drafted by the Saskatchewan Roughriders in September, 2016, and his first game took place on October 15, 2016. During that game, he rushed 150 yards on 17 carries, as well as having one reception for 3 yards.

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When McKnight was coming up the ranks in professional football, he was being dubbed the ‘next Reggie Bush’ by media and coaches because of his skill. When he attended the University of Southern California, he was awarded the prestigious ‘Frank Gifford Endowed Football Scholarship.’

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McKnight had just been drafted by the Saskatchewan Roughriders in September, 2016, and his first game took place on October 15, 2016. During that game, he rushed 150 yards on 17 carries, as well as having one reception for 3 yards.

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