Knight puts out fires on and off the field

June 30, 2008
By Justin Rodriguez, Special to ESPNsoccernet
He's the player who stops streaking strikers from putting the ball in the back of the net. The player who neutralizes playmaking midfielders on the attack.

Yes, defender Kevin Knight has put out a lot of fires in nine seasons with the Richmond (Va.) Kickers.

Just call Knight "The Fireman." No, really. Call him "The Fireman."

When Knight isn't stopping runs or clearing dangerous balls out of the box, he serves as one of Richmond's bravest.

"The whole playing ...

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