University of Miami Athletics

Robert Knowles


Defensive Back




190 lbs.




Miami, Fla.

High School

Miami Edison

Robert Knowles - Football - University of Miami Athletics

2018 (Redshirt Junior): Saw action in 12 of 13 games and totaled 16 tackles (ninesolo)…Played in season opener against LSU (Sept. 2)…Had one tackle in win over Savannah State (Sept. 8)…Posted four total tackles (two solo) in win at Toledo (Sept. 15)…Finished with one tackle in win over FIU (Sept. 22)…Had four tackles (two solo) in win over North Carolina (Sept. 27)…Finished with three tackles (two solo) in win over Florida State (Oct. 6)…Saw action at Boston College (Oct. 26) and vs. Duke (Nov. 3)…Had one solo tackle at Georgia Tech (Nov. 10)…Posted one tackle in win at Virginia Tech (Nov. 17)…Saw action in regular season finale vs. Pittsburgh (Nov. 24)…Had one solo tackle in New Era Pinstripe Bowl vs. Wisconsin (Dec. 27).

2017 (Redshirt Sophomore): Saw action in 12 games with one start…Totaled 18 tackles and one forced fumble…Saw action in season opener against Bethune-Cookman (Sept. 2) and finished with one solo tackle…Had one solo tackle in win over Toledo (Sept. 23)…Totaled four tackles (two solo) in win at Florida State (Oct. 7)…Made first start of career in win over Georgia Tech (Oct. 14), finishing with five tackles (four solo) and first forced fumble of career…Saw action in win over Syracuse (Oct. 21)…Had one tackle at North Carolina (Oct. 28)…Finished with two solo tackles in win over Virginia Tech (Nov. 4)…Saw action in wins over Notre Dame (Nov. 11) and Virginia (Nov. 18)…Had two solo tackles at Pittsburgh (Nov. 24)…Posted one tackle in ACC Championship Game against Clemson (Dec. 2)…Had one solo tackle in Capital One Orange Bowl against Wisconsin (Dec. 30).

2016 (Redshirt Freshman): Saw action in all 13 games, mainly on special teams…Finished with six tackles (five solo)…Played in season opener against Florida A&M (Sept. 3) and totaled two tackles…Added one solo tackle in action vs. FAU (Sept. 10)…Saw action in road win at Appalachian State (Sept. 17)…Competed against Georgia Tech (Oct. 1) and Florida State (Oct. 8), mostly on special teams…Had one tackle against North Carolina (Oct. 15)…Saw action against Virginia Tech (Oct. 20) and at Notre Dame (Oct. 29)…Had one solo tackle against Pittsburgh (Nov. 5)…Saw action in win at Virginia (Nov. 12)…Added one solo tackle in win at NC State (Nov. 19)…Saw action in regular season finale win over Duke (Nov. 26)…Played in Russell Athletic Bowl victory over West Virginia (Dec. 28).

2015 (True Freshman): Did not see any game action, redshirted to retain eligibility.

High School: Earned four-star rating by ESPN…Received three-star ranking by Rivals and 247Sports…Rated one of top-25 prospects in Miami-Dade by Miami Herald…Finished his senior season with 44 tackles, three interceptions, seven pass break ups, three forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries.