Avery Atkins
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Avery
Atkins
Pos.:PK
Ht./Wt.:6-1/210
Year:So.
Exp.:1L
Hometown:Auburn, AL
High School:Auburn HS

Summary

Played in all 13 games for the Tigers as true freshman … Handled every kickoff for LSU, with 71 of his 79 kicks going for touchbacks … Allowed only six kick returns all season for 126 yards … Longest return of year against LSU kickoff unit was 36 yards … Set school record for touchbacks (71) … LSU led the nation in fewest kickoff return yards allowed (126), ranked No. 3 in kickoff returns allowed (6) and were No. 5 in touchbacks (71) … Had nine kickoffs against both Georgia and UCF … Set a career-best with eight touchbacks in win over Georgia … Went the entire season without kicking a ball out of bounds.