92 Knox Kiernan
92 Knox Kiernan
Height: 6-0
Weight: 193
Year: R-Fr.
Hometown: Blairsville, Ga.
High School: Union County
Position: P/PK

2016 — Member of scout team...awarded redshirt and extra year of eligibility...named to the SoCon Academic Honor Roll.

High School: 2017 graduate of Union County (2A) High School...football coach was former Paladin player and graduate assistant coach Brian Allison ‘87...played tight end and wide receiver, and also handled kicking and punting duties...converted 9-of-14 field goals (long of 42 yards) and 117-of-125 PATs...part of winningest class (30-13) in program history...three-time all-region academic pick...named region special region placekicker his junior year and special teams player of the year as a senior, when he also tallied 499 yards in receptions and seven touchdowns...also played basketball.

Personal: Full name is Joseph Knox Kiernan...born April 3, 1998, in Blairsville, Georgia...son of Mike and Noelle Kiernan, both Furman graduates...has a brother, Abe, and two sisters, Alex and Annalyse...father was a linebacker and member of Furman’s 1988 national championship team...two uncles, Chas Fox and John Thorsland, also played football at Furman...mother and two aunts were Furman cheerleaders.