Atkinson Planning To Camp in SoCal

Livermore (Calif.) Granada cornerback Josh Atkinson will join his twin brother George on a couple of camp visits to the Los Angeles schools during the summer...

Livermore (Calif.) Granada cornerback Josh Atkinson is one half of the Atkinson twins, teaming with his brother George, one of the top safeties in the West.

While George has a dozen offers to his credit, Josh has a few of his own, with more potentially coming.

"I have Washington, San Jose State, Arizona and Oregon State," said Atkinson.

And three schools who've already offered his brother, could be on the cusp of offering him.

"I think Cal, Oregon and UCLA could be offering me soon," said Atkinson.

Atkinson took a visit to Cal last month for the Bears' Junior Day.

"It was real cool, I got a tour of the campus, got to know the players, got to know the coaches real good and got to learn some of their system," said Atkinson.

Next month, he'll hit a couple of Northwest schools then in summer, he'll be in Southern California.

"We are going up to Oregon in April and to Washington in April," said Atkinson. "And we are planning to visit USC and UCLA during the summer, probably for their camps."

Most schools envision Atkinson at cornerback in college, which is where he wants to play.

"They want me as a corner, but they'll see how I'm doing and could move me to safety in college," said Atkinson.

Atkinson said he's still wide open, hoping to see what all of his options are before narrowing his list.

"It's still pretty early so I don't have a real favorite school just yet," said Atkinson.

Academically, Atkinson has a 2.9 GPA and will take the SAT in May.


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