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Jordan Atkinson Athlete Profile

#43 Jordan Atkinson

Jordan Atkinson
Position: Linebacker Height: 6-3 Weight: 230 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2009-2010 Hometown: Martinez, CA Last School: Diablo Valley Junior College

Personal

  • Grandfather, Chick Atkinson, was BYUs head coach from 1949-55
  • Father, Dave (1971-73), is still the Cougars record holder for career interceptions (20), interceptions in season (9, tied) and interceptions in a game (3, tied)

Other College

  • Led Diablo Valley with 70 tackles in 10 games in 2008
  • Ranked second on the team with six sacks, helping Diablo Valley rank No. 5 in sacks in the Northern California Football Association
  • A consistent threat to get to the quarterback, Atkinson also recorded five sacks as a freshman in 2007 while leading the team with five quarterback hurries
  • Also ranked second on the team in 2008 with nine tackles for loss, along with three pass breakups and one fumble recovery

Stats

Year GP GS SOLO AST TOTAL TFL/YDS SACKS/YDS PBU QBH FR FF BLK/K
2009 13 - 5 2 7 -- - - - - 1 --
TOTAL 13 - 5 2 7 -- - - - - 1 --


2009 | Junior Year

  • Earned letterman honors as a junior
  • Saw action in all 13 games on the season
  • Contributor on special teams
  • Recorded seven tackles, including five solo
  • Forced a fumble in BYU's win at Tulane

2010 | Redshirt Year

Sat out the season due to injury that ended his career