2011 (Sophomore): Atiga appeared in two games during his first season at Arkansas but did not record any statistics. He saw playing time in the 52-3 win vs. New Mexico and the 49-7 victory vs. Tennessee.
Personal: Born Sept. 11, 1991, he is the son of Joe and Tangi Atiga.
High School: Atiga was a power at linebacker for Snow College in 2010, recording 53 tackles, 14 for loss, in his redshirt freshman season. He helped lead the Badgers to a 10-2 record and a 48-36 win over Iowa Western in the Top of the Mountain Bowl in Salt Lake City. Snow College, coached by Tyler Hughes, registered a 7-1 conference record in 2010 to finish tied for the top of Western States Football League. Before tackling the junior college ranks, Atiga played for head coach Dustin Pearce at Hunter High School. As a senior in 2008, Atiga lined up at tight end and linebacker for the Wolverines. He chose the Razorbacks after also considering Oregon State, Utah State and Washington.