2017: Played in four games in a reserve role on the offensive line, seeing action against Nebraska, UAPB, SMU and Louisiana . . . Part of offensive line that helped lead the Red Wolves’ offense to over 400 yards in all four of the games he played, including 571 against Louisiana . . . Entire season saw Atnip and the offensive line pave the way for a school-record 494.8 yards total offense per game that also ranked No. 10 in the nation.
2016: Redshirted and participated on the scout team . . . A-State Athletics Director’s Honor Roll member . . . Sun Belt Conference Academic Honor Roll.
HIGH SCHOOL: Named to the Arkansas East-West All-Star Game as a senior . . . 2014 all-state selection . . . Named to USA Today’s 2015 All-USA Arkansas Football Team as a second team choice . . . Helped lead Sheridan to the 2015 state playoffs . . . Rated as a 2-star recruit by Scout.com, Rivals.com and 247Sports.com . . . Listed as the No. 30 player in the state of Arkansas among all positions . . . Also recruited by teams such as Louisiana Tech, Memphis, Ole Miss and Louisiana-Monroe.
PERSONAL: Born Oct. 29, 1997 . . . Mechanical Engineering major.