Height: 6'1"
Weight: 210lbs.
Class: Freshman
City/State: Auburn, Ala.
High School: Auburn HS
Major: Biological Engineering
Experience: High School


One of the top kickers in the nation, listed as a four-star prospect according to Kohl’s Kicking Professional Camps … Was a three-year letterman in football as a safety, kicker and punter at Auburn High School in Auburn, Alabama… Named a 2017 team captain … Regarded as a member of the 2017 Alabama Sports Writers Association 7A All-State Team as an Athlete … Garnered All-State honors in 2016 for his play at safety … Was named an All-Region Safety and was the X-Factor Athlete per Opelika-Auburn News in 2016 … A two-time Auburn Villager Newspaper Athlete of the Week, earning the honor once in 2015 and in 2017 …  Led his teams to a 10-2 record during his senior campaign and an 8-4 record as a junior …  Coached by Adam Winegarden … Also was a five-time letterman in soccer where he was a center forward coached by Bill Ferguson … Led Auburn to the 2018 7A Alabama Soccer State Championship … Earned Varsity Soccer MVP in the 2016 and 2018 seasons … Was named the Clutch Player of the Year in the 2014 and 2015 campaigns.

Full name is Jack Avery Atkins … Goes by Avery … Born on June 11, 1999 in Birmingham, Alabama … Father Jack is the Vice President of Evans Realty and mother, Nikki, is a mystery shopper … Has one sister Taylor (22) … Chose to attend LSU over offers from Ivy League Schools, including Harvard and Yale …  Credits the people at LSU, including Ed Orgeron, Greg McMahon and Sam Nader along with the fans as some of the main reasons he was influenced to attend LSU … Majoring in biomedical engineering.

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