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Jacob Atnip
Player Profile:
Jacob Atnip 2725443
Position: OL
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 309
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Sheridan, Ark.
High School: Sheridan
Experience: Redshirt

2018:  Played in all 13 games in a reserve role on the offensive line and on special teams . . . Helped pave the way up front for an A-State offense that ranked 17th in the nation in total offense (469.1 ypg), 21st in passing offense (282.7 ypg) and 49th in rushing offense (186.4 ypg) . . . Part of an offensive line that ranked 40th in the nation in tackles for loss allowed (5.54 per game) and 43rd in sacks allowed (1.85 per game) . . . Behind Atnip and the offensive line, A-State produced over 400 yards in nine games and at least 500 in three contests . . . Key component to A-State’s offensive success that saw it score 28 passing touchdowns and 18 rushing scores while tying the sixth most total touchdowns in school history for a single season . . . Atnip and the o-line helped A-State post the third highest total offense average in school history.

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, and . . . 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.

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