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 and his 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