Atkinson is coming off a fine freshman season at DVC.
"I was able to make all-conference in the NorCal Conference. I was also named to the California Community College All-State Academic Team with a 3.85 GPA," said Atkinson.
In 2009, Atkinsonhad 82 tackles, five sacks, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery.
is in his sixth year with Scout.com, currently as the West Regional Manager.
Prior to joining Scout, he spent three years as an o-line and tight ends coach
in the high school ranks.