Modzelle Atkins | #27 | OLB
Hometown: Pelham, Ga.
Previous School: Mitchell County HS
2015 (Senior): Played in all 11 games...Ranks second in NCAA-era history with four career forced fumbles and eighth with 13.0 career tackles for loss...Finished third on the team with 58 tackles and was second with 28 solo stops...Led the team with 6.5 tackles for loss for -22 yards...Recorded one sack for -3 yards...Tied his own NCAA-era single-season record with two forced fumbles and broke up a pass...Season-high 10 tackles, one forced fumble, a pass breakup, and 0.5 tackles for loss at Lenoir-Rhyne Nov. 7...Twice recorded 1.5 tackles for loss in a game...Five tackles, including a sack and 1.5 tackles for loss, and a forced fumble at Newberry Oct. 24...Nine tackles and 1.5 TFL vs. Tusculum Oct. 3.
2014 Season (Junior): Played in all 11 games… Tied the NCAA era-record for fumbles forced in a season with two… Led the team in tackles for losses with 6.5 while tying for second with two sacks… fourth on the team with 59 total tackles… one of six players to record an interception… Posted a season-high 11 tackles versus Carson-Newman on September 20… Snatched lone interception of campaign versus Lenoir-Rhyne on October 4, taking the ball back 17 yards… Set a season-high in tackle for loss yards with 11 at Catawba on October 25.
2013 Season (Sophomore): Appeared in one game...rushed for 35 yards on 11 attempts...Scored one touchdown.
2012 Season (Freshman): Played in seven games as a freshman...Amassed 140 rushing yards on 25 carries with one touchdown...Caught a pair of passes for eight yards...Recorded one tackle and assisted with another.
Personal: From Pelham, Ga....Graduated from Mitchell County High School....Georgia All-Star...All-Region 2nd team wide receiver senior year...All-Region 2nd team running back junior year.