The linebacker gives a curious soft commit to the Sun Belt Conference program.
Recruited as a tight end, Knight was moved to linebacker this past spring.
The former four-star recruit has failed to make much of an on-field impact at either school.
The two teams have met six times previously, the last coming in 2007 Champs Sports Bowl.
The three-star 2016 signee held offers from Nebraska, Pitt, Syracuse among others.