2013: Saw action in 13 games and made one start... Finished the year with 30 tackles (13 solo)... Registered a season-high eight tackles during the season opener at Louisville (Sept. 1)... Posted three solo stop in the Bobcats' home opener against North Texas (Sept. 7)... Earned his first start of the season, forced a fumble and finished with a season-high four solo tackles against Austin Peay (Sept. 21)... Posted three tackles and had a pass break up in the Bobcats' win over Miami (Oct. 26)... Closed out the regular season with five tackles against Massachusetts (Nov. 29)... Tallied one tackle against East Carolina in the Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl (Dec. 23).
2012: Saw action in 12 games, primarily on special teams... Finished the year with 14 tackles... Made his season debut in Ohio's 24-14 win at Penn State on Sept. 1... Registered three tackles in the Bobcats win over New Mexico State (Sept. 8)... Totaled three stops at home against Norfolk State (Sept. 22)... Closed out the year with a pair of solo tackles in the Bobcats' 45-14 win over Louisiana-Monroe in the Independence Bowl (Dec. 28).
2011: Played in seven games during the 2011 season ... Made his lone tackle of the season at New Mexico State on Sept. 3.
Prior to Ohio: Played wide receiver, running back, kicker, punter, defensive back and kick returner in high school ... First-team Virginia High School Coaches Association at running back and second-team VHSCA at punter as a senior ... Named Bristol Herald Courier All- Southwest Virginia Team Offensive Player of the Year as a senior ... Named first-team All-Virginia as a senior and second-team all-state as a junior ... First-team all-region and first-team all-district as a junior and senior ... Named all-league and a Top 100 player in Virginia by the Roanoke Times as a senior ... Caught 21 passes for 341 yards, rushed 155 times for 1,430 yards and averaged 39.4 yards per punt as a senior ... Scored a school-record 26 touchdowns as a senior ... Made 29 of 32 point after attempts, kicked two field goals and picked off three passes as a senior ... Snared 51 passes for 969 yards with 13 touchdowns and four interceptions on defense as a junior ... Kicked three field goals and made 29 of 32 point after attempts as a junior ... Member of the 400 meter district champion relay team during his junior track season ... Named All-Virginia, all-region and all-district in soccer ... Named district player of the year as a freshman in soccer.
Personal: Is the son of Bob and Lora Atwell... Majoring Business Economics.