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Baylor Football

Turning Jared Atkinson into an alpha dog is Frisman Jackson's responsibility

April 11, 2019

Rave reviews of Jared Atkinson’s ability started the moment he switched from a member of the depth chart to a member of the scout team last fall. In many ways the reviews mirrored those of Jalen Hurd during his year on campus while redshirting. Specifically, Atkinson is a big, fast and physical receiver with gamechanging ability. 

But there is a large caveat: he has yet to produce. Now a redshirt junior, Atkinson has nine receptions for 117 yards to claim, all of which came in the 2016 and 2017 seasons.

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