Written by Kayley Shade, Director of Social Media Marketing
Sioux Falls, SD - The Sioux Falls Storm is thrilled to welcome back two-time IFL Defensive Player of the Year and four-time IFL Defensive Player of the Week, Tyler "Superman" Knight, at linebacker and quarterback Lorenzo Brown for the Storm in 2016.
Knight (6'0", 225lbs) returns to the Sioux Falls Storm for his fifth season.The Mississippi Valley State Alumni joined the Storm in 2011, when he played a critical role in the Storms championship run, collecting a total of 104 tackles. In 2012, Knight joined the Kansas City Command of the AFL. Knight returned to the Storm in 2013 and proceeded to dominate the league, racking up 153 tackles (Storm single season record and second highest in IFL history). During the 2014 season, Tyler garnered 140 tackles including 47.5 tackles for loss. In 2015, Knight accumulated 111 total tackles, 4.5 sacks, two forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries, one interception, five pass break-ups and six blocks.
Knight's on-field intensity is equally matched off the field. Tyler is a Sioux Falls favorite with his exciting personality. Knight has also been extremely active in the Sioux Falls community, spending many hours mentoring and counseling local youth, refereeing youth football and more. He is currently employed with Wells Fargo and Riggs Premier Football Academy as a position coach.