#49 Hunter Knoblauch
Position: Defensive Back
Previous College: None
Status: Preferred Walk-On
Hunter Wayne Knoblauch (b. July 24, 1996) is a preferred walk-on free safety from Andale High School, the alma mater of recently graduated center.
Knoblauch was a three-year starter for the Indians under head coach Gary O’Hair, including during his senior season, when Andale went 13-0 and won a state championship.
He finished his career with 117 tackles and seven interceptions, helping Andale to go 33-3 during that span, and also recorded 3,832 rushing yards in his career. He lettered all four years in basketball, earning all-state honors.
Named one of the top 11 players in the state of Kansas and to the All-Class 4A-II team by The Wichita Eagle, Knoblauch also was an all-metro selection by the Eagle and an all-state selection by The Topeka Capital-Journal.