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Hunter

Atkinson

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Tackle
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 295
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Flowery Branch, Ga.
High School: West Hall

Bio

CAREER STATISTICS

ACADEMIC HONORS:
• Sun Belt Conference Honor Roll, 2016-17
• Dean’s List, Spring 2017
ATHLETIC HONORS:
• 2018 All-Sun Belt Conference (third team)
AT GEORGIA STATE: All-Sun Belt Conference offensive lineman and a three-year starter at left tackle ... Has started every game after moving from tight end to offensive tackle in the spring of 2016 (36 straight games) ... 
2018: Earned third-team All-Sun Belt honors ... Provided leadership for a unit that started three redshirt freshmen much of the season ... Paved the way for the top rushing season in school history as the Panthers set GSU records for rushing yards (2,057) and rushing touchdowns (21), improving by nearly 60 yards per game over the previous season ... Helped GSU record four of the top nine single-game rushing games in school history, led by a GSU-record 308 yards vs. ULM.
2017: Played every offensive snap of the 2017 season ... Had a hand in one of the most unusual plays in GSU history vs. Charlotte. After a GSU field goal was blocked and fielded by Charlotte in the end zone, he knocked the ball loose, allowing teammate Shamarious Gilmore to recover it in the end zone for the GSU touchdown ... Joined the program in 2015 after originally signing with Georgia in 2014 ... Practiced with the team in 2015 while red-shirting.
HIGH SCHOOL: All-state tight end as a senior at West Hall High School ... First-team all-state in Class AAA in 2013 by the Georgia Sports Writers Association ... Also earned honorable mention all-state honors from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution ... Named the Region 7-AAA Offensive Player of the Year ... Rivals.com three-star prospect...Scout.com three-star prospect, No. 47 tight end nationally ... 247Sports.com three-star prospect, No. 15 TE nationally, No. 39 player in the state ... Played in the GACA North-South game ... Caught 51 passes for 704 yards and 11 touchdowns during his senior season ... Coached by Tony Lotti.
PERSONAL: Full name is Codi Hunter Atkinson ... Born Sept. 9, 1995 ... Parents are Chris and Maryn Atkinson.
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