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Atkins Back at Defensive End

DE Baraka Atkins

With a move back to his natural position and the start of his final spring football season, one might think that defensive end Baraka Atkins, UM's most productive returning defensive lineman, would be thrilled about the upcoming month.

However, the versatile senior just shrugs his shoulders and says, "I always approach practice the same way. I just come out here and always give my best effort." Baraka Atkins does not talk the talk, but with his hard work he definitely walks the walk. He has started 34 games the last three seasons at both defensive end and defensive tackle, amassing 13 sacks and 20.5 tackles for loss. In the...

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