Thursday, September 5, 2013

2013 Lycoming Football - #4 Sr WR Matt Atkinson

2012: Played in eight games as a wide receiver and option quarterback ... Rushed for 117 yards in 25 attempts, scoring one touchdown ... Posted 18 receptions, netting 213 yards ... Threw for seven yards ... Ran for 23 yards on four attempts and a rushing touchdown and added five receptions for 53 yards against Widener ...

2011: Played in all 10 games as a wide receiver and option quarterback ... Rushed for 219 yards in 28 attempts, scoring one rushing touchdown ... Posted 26 receptions, netting 269 yards and four receiving touchdowns ... Finished 20th in the league with 2.25 receptions per game and 21st with 26.62 receiving yards per game ... Threw for 105 yards and one touchdown, having a perfect passing percentage in four attempts ... Had a touchdown reception in four of the team's last five games ... Posted 91 yards, 60 receiving at Widener ... Ran for 90 yards on 11 carries and added five catches for 35 yards against Delaware Valley ... Earned the team's Most Improved Offensive Player award.

2010: Played in three games ... Recorded a tackle against Albright.

High School: Earned first team all-league and first team all-county honors and the Larry "Jumbo" Johnson Award ... Holds his high school's passing record.

Personal: Son of Ed and Monique Atkinson ... Has two brothers, Ed and Dan, and two sisters, Brittany and Kara ... A marketing major.