1998: Played in nine games as a reserve tight end ... Caught two passes for only three yards, but both were for scores ... Had touchdown receptions against Rutgers and Louisiana Tech.
HIGH SCHOOL: Cushing Academy, Cushing, Mass. ... Was an all-New England selection for coach Rick Devin . . . .As a senior, helped the Penguins to an 8-0-1 record and conference championship . . . Saw action on both sides of the ball, playing tight end and defensive tackle . . . Also a member of the Cushing Academy baseball team . . . Earned the Headmaster Award and was a member of the National Honor Society.
PERSONAL: Joseph Oliver Akin ... Born June 9, 1979 in Tallahassee, Fla. ... Parents are John and Pamela Akin ... Major is communications.
Akin's Career Receiving Stats
YEAR G/GS NO YDS AVG TD LP/OPPONENT
1998 9/0 2 3 1.5 2 2/Louisiana Tech