Tim Atchison

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Tim Atchison
Position: Safety
Personal information
Born: (1987-09-27) September 27, 1987 (age 30)
Houston, Texas
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 202 lb (92 kg)
Career information
High school: Copperas Cove High School
College: Baylor
Undrafted: 2011
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Timothy Drew Atchison (born September 27, 1987) is a former American football safety. He played college football for the Baylor University.

Early years[edit]

Atchison attended Copperas Cove High School, Copperas Cove, Texas and was ranked as the nation's 42nd-best safety by Rivals.com and No. 90 on Rivals.com's Texas Top 100 list.

He was named Defensive MVP of 2005 Waco Tribune-Herald Super Centex team also earned First-team Class 5A all-state honors from the Associated Press. In his career, he registered 147 tackles, six interceptions, three blocked kicks, three fumble recoveries and a forced fumble as a prep senior en route to District 13-5A Defensive Player of Year honors. He also returned three of six interceptions for touchdowns and also took a blocked kick into end zone for another score. He helped 2005 Bulldawgs to a 13-1 record, district, bi-district and area titles, quarterfinals of 5A Division II playoffs and a final No. 9 state ranking. He had 127 tackles, three interceptions, three fumble recoveries, two forced fumbles and a blocked kick as junior en route to First-team All-district and honorable mention 2004 Tribune-Herald Super Centex honors and was credited with 42 tackles and five pass breakups as sophomore.

College career[edit]

As a senior in 2010, he was a starter at free safety for every contest game as was honored with playing in the 2011 Eastham Energy All-Star Game. For the season he totaled 72 tackles (58 solos) and a team-high nine pass breakups The previous season he started all 12 games at left cornerback as junior in 2009 despite a broken hand and totaled 42 tackles (29 solo), two tackles for loss, one interception and five passes broken up on the season As a sophomore, he played in 11 of 12 games of sophomore season, made three starts and totaled 31 tackles on the season, 21 solo and 10 assisted and had three passes broken up. In 2007 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in every game as redshirt freshman free safety, credited with seven tackles (six solos) and a pass breakup In 2006, he was a true freshman and redshirted the season.

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40‑yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20‑ss 3‑cone Vert jump Broad BP Wonderlic
6 ft 1 38 in
(1.86 m)
4.58 s 1.60 s 2.65 s 4.33 s 6.86 s 37 in
(0.94 m)
10 ft 4 in
(3.15 m)
x reps x
All values from NFL Combine[1]

Atchison was signed by the Rams as an undrafted free agent and on September 4, 2011, he was named to the teams' practice squad. Atchison injured his foot in the 4th quarter against the NY Giants at MetLife stadium on September 19, 2011, a game which was nationally televised on ESPN on Monday Night. Atchison was released on September 27, 2011.


  1. ^ "Tim Atchison". NFL Draft scout.com. 2011-02-29. Retrieved 2011-04-27.  Check date values in: |date= (help)