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Lamont Atkins

TB
Position
5'10''
Height
200 lbs.
Weight
Freshman
Class
Burke, Va.
Hometown
Lake Braddock HS
High School

AT VIRGINIA
2019 – Appeared in all 14 of UVA’s games with three starts … appeared in UVA’s opener at Pitt on offense and special teams … started at running back against William & Mary and rushed three times for five yards … also caught one pass for five yards against the Tribe … caught three passes for 11 yards against Florida State … made one catch for 34 yards against Old Dominion … made a catch at Miami … rushed once for five yards against Duke … made one catch at Louisville … rushed once for three yards in win over Georgia Tech … rushed nine times for 61 yards and one touchdown in the win over Liberty. 2018– Appeared in all 13 of UVA’s games with three starts … started the season opener against Richmond and rushed once for five yards … made one special teams tackle at Indiana … started the Ohio game in Nashville … caught one pass against Louisville … rushed once for 12 yards at Duke … rushed once for nine yards against Liberty … rushed once for seven yards at Georgia Tech. 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.