Listed at No. 1 at right cornerback in preseason depth chart.
Played in four games as a reserve cornerback...Had one assisted tackle...Missed most of season due to injury.
Played in 12 games at cornerback, starting 11...Fourth on the team with 70 tackles...Also broke up seven passes and forced one fumble...Had game-high 14 tackles in a 36-35 win over Iowa State on Sept. 22.
Played in 12 games, starting four...24 tackles and four passes broken up...Had season-high six tackles vs. Akron.
Sat out season as a redshirt.
Had 40 tackles, four interceptions and nine passes broken up as a senior...Returned two interceptions for touchdowns...High school was ranked No. 1 in the state and No. 6 in the nation in his senior year...School won state title in his sophomore season...Also played basketball and ran track.
Full name is Walter Earl Atkins, Jr. ...Birthdate: March 2, 1987...Parents are Walter and Barbara Atkins...Parents own Atkins Paving Company in Pompano Beach...Has a sister, Candice, and a brother, William...Communication major.
Career Game Highs
Tackles: 14 (Iowa State, 9-22-07)
|Hometown:||Pompano Beach, FL|
|High School:||Deerfield Beach|