54 Aaron Knisley
54 - Aaron Knisley
Height: 6-1
Weight: 215
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Bexley, Ohio
High School: Bexley, Ohio
Position: DL

2012: Letter winner … started in eight games on the defensive line … ranked third on the team in both tackles (59) and tackles for a loss (7.0 for 24 yards) … registered a pair of sacks … forced and recovered a fumble against Heidelberg on Oct. 6 … recorded 10 or more tackles in four different games, including a 13-tackle effort at Ohio Northern on Sept. 22 … contributed with 10 tackles, including 3.5 stops for a loss, in Capital’s 13-7 victory over Marietta

2011: Letter winner … Appeared in 10 games … Recorded 47 total tackles (24 solo) … Caught one interception … Tallied one sack … Defended eight passes … Broke up seven passes … Played on special teams. 

2010: Finished with three tackles, including one tackle for a loss, at nationally-ranked Ohio Northern (10/9)… Totaled season-high seven-tackles, including a sack, in the win over Otterbein (10/16)… Tallied two tackles at No. 2 Mount Union (10/23)… Had a season-high 13 tackles with a fumble recovery and a sack against John Carroll (10/30)… Compiled three tackles and recovered two fumbles in the season finale against Marietta (11/13). 

2009: Played on the junior varsity squad. 

High School: Played in the 2009 Mid-Ohio All-Star Football Classic… Led the Lions in his senior season with 73 tackles… Received 2008 Central All-District Honorable Mention accolades. 

Personal: Majoring in Marketing … Parents are Bruce and Martine Knisley … Played football for coach John Smith at Bexley High School, where he also participated in lacrosse … Career ambition is to be successful in a career that he enjoys … Favorite class at Capital is Psychology.