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Virginia Football commit Lamont Atkins named Virginia Gatorade Player of the Year

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The 5'11, 200 pound all-purpose back receives the top state honors.

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Virginia commit Lamont Atkins of Burke, VA was named the 2017 Virginia Gatorade Player of the Year, it was announced on Monday afternoon. Originally a Vanderbilt commit, Atkins had flipped his commitment in favor of Bronco Mendenhall and company in late April, having held offers from Northwestern, Maryland and Navy, among others.

Here’s a video of his highlights:

Read his commitment article here as well.

Atkins posted just silly good numbers in his senior season.

He has signed his grant-in-aid letter and will join the Hoos for spring practice in 2017.

Congrats, Lamont!