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Highlights from defensive linemen and linebackers at the NFL Combine

John Atkins is not related to Geno Atkins, but he wishes he were. Plus, more highlights from Saturday in Indianapolis at the NFL Combine. Saturday at the NFL Combine was all about defense as the defensive linemen and linebackers spoke to the media and did the bench press. Some of the highlights were Shaquem Griffin talking about what he has to prove and doing 20 reps on the bench...
Via Cincy Jungle
17 days ago

Draft Dawgs: Which NFL team is best fit for Georgia DT John Atkins?

Welcome to Good Day, UGA, your one-stop shop for Georgia football news and takes. Check us out every weekday morning for everything you need to know about Georgia football, recruiting, basketball and more. The best fit for John Atkins The 2018 NFL Draft figures to be a historic one for Georgia football. Ten former Bulldogs are invited to work out at the NFL combine this week in...
Via Dawg Nation
20 days ago

Alabama vs. Georgia: The names to know

The College Football Playoff National Championship is finally here. SEC powers Alabama and Georgia at the last two teams standing, and if you aren't familiar with the Crimson Tide and Bulldogs, we have you covered.Here we display the 49 essential players and personnel for the Alabama vs. Georgia National Championship Game.
January 03, 2018  |  Discuss

Jonathan Ledbetter on returning to Georgia for senior year: ‘I think I want to stay’

The Georgia Bulldogs will lose DL John Atkins to graduation after this season, but other than that, the defensive line should look pretty similar in 2018. That’s because junior Jonathan Ledbetter is leaning toward coming back for his senior season, according to comments he made during Friday’s Rose Bowl press conference. Ledbetter said he thinks the Bulldogs are primed to make another...
Via Saturday Down South
December 29, 2017

In QB Jake Fromm the Georgia Bulldogs trust

ATHENS — John Atkins and Roquan Smith are each on Georgia’s punt team. So they found themselves on alert a lot in the first half against Missouri on Saturday. Turns out, though, it was just a bunch of false alarms. The Bulldogs never needed to punt. “We were getting together over there on the sideline and everybody was yelling ‘punt alert, punt alert!’ said Smith, the Bulldogs’ star...
Via Dawg Nation
October 15, 2017

WATCH: Isaiah Wynn, John Atkins mic’d up for Georgia practice

The post WATCH: Isaiah Wynn, John Atkins mic’d up for Georgia practice appeared first on SEC Country.
Via SEC Country
April 14, 2017

Georgia Football 2017 Position Battles: Defensive Tackle

Continuing our look at the Georgia football position battles, we look at the interior defensive tackles: John Atkins, Senior ‘Big John’ as he is affectionately known in the Georgia football team, was a big presence for the team in 2016...
Via Dawn of the Dawg
March 08, 2017

Q&A: NG John Atkins also making comeback vs. Tennessee

5 QUESTIONS WITH JOHN ATKINS ATHENS – Georgia’s John Atkins – known as “John John” to family, friends and teammates – achieved a bit of notoriety last Saturday when he lined up at fullback for the Bulldogs on a fourth-and-one play against Ole Miss. With Atkins serving as lead blocker, Nick Chubb was able to break free for a 16-yard gain in a game of very few offensive highlights...
Via Dawg Nation
September 30, 2016

DT John Atkins enjoyed being ‘thrown out there’ at fullback

ATHENS — Georgia’s John Atkins once was considered a pretty strong prospect to play offensive line. And after this past Saturday’s game against Ole Miss, he’d strongly consider making a position switch to fullback. That, or play both ways. The Bulldogs’ junior noseguard got to do a little of both against the Rebels. UGA coach Kirby Smart unexpectedly sent in Atkins — and fellow defensive...
Via Dawg Nation
September 27, 2016

Kirby Smart: Defensive lineman suffered knee injury this week

Georgia defensive lineman John Atkins has suffered a hyperextended knee injury and will be out for a little while, Kirby Smart confirmed during Saturday morning’s press conference. Kirby Smart says DL John Atkins is out "for a little while" with a knee injury. "He's going to have to push and stay in shape." — Marc Weiszer (@marcweiszer) August 6, 2016 Smart calls Atkins an injury...
Via Saturday Down South
August 06, 2016

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