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Lamont Atkins
Lamont  Atkins

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Burke, Va.

High School:
Lake Braddock HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 200

Position:
TB

Experience:
IL


09/02/2017

Virginia vs. William & Mary (USATSI)

The Cavaliers begin the 2017 season by playing host to the Tribe.

AT VIRGINIA
2017
- Appeared in all 13 of UVA's games with one start ... saw most of his time on special teams ... made collegiate debut against William & Mary ... recorded his first career rush for one yard at Boise State ... made a special teams tackle against Duke ... made one tackle against Boston College ... made one tackle against Georgia Tech ... made first collegiate start at Louisville ... caught first career pass for 11 yards on a third down situation at No. 2 Miami.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL

A January early enrollee who participated in spring practice ... played tailback and linebacker at Lake Braddock Secondary School for head coach James Poythress ... named the Virginia Gatorade Player of the Year ... VHSL first-team all-state running back and linebacker ... named to the Washington Post All-Met team ... made 61 tackles on defense with three interceptions ... rushed for 1,905 yards and 31 touchdowns, averaging 12 yards per carry, for the Bruins in 2016 as Lake Braddock went 11-2 and reached the Virginia 6A North region semifinal ... left Lake Braddock as the school's all-time leading rusher with 3,656 rushing yards ... named All-Conference 7 Offensive and Defensive Player of the Year ... selected as one of the Northern Virginia Football Hall of Fame Players of the Year ... a three-star recruit by ESPN.com, Rivals.com, 247Sports.com and Scout.com ... son of Lamont and Karonica Atkins ... has one brother, Kendall.

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