George Atkinson III

American-football player (1992-2019)

George Henry Atkinson III (November 29, 1992 – December 2, 2019)[1] was an American professional football player. He was a running back in the National Football League (NFL).

George Atkinson III
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Atkinson in 2018 preseason.
No. 34, 25
Position:Running back
Personal information
Born:(1992-11-29)November 29, 1992
Oakland, California
Died:December 2, 2019(2019-12-02) (aged 27)
Height:6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight:220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High school:Livermore (CA) Granada
College:Notre Dame
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Rushing attempts:7
Rushing yards:34
Total return yards:271
Total touchdowns:1
Player stats at
Player stats at PFR

He played college football at Notre Dame. He signed with the Oakland Raiders as an undrafted free agent in 2014, and also played for the Cleveland Browns, the Kansas City Chiefs, and the New York Jets.

Atkinson III died on December 2, 2019 at the age of 27.[2]


  1. "Rotoworld Profile".
  2. "Former Irish running back Atkinson, 27, dies".

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