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GEORGE ATKINSON III RUMORS

Notre Dame RB George Atkinson III enters NFL Draft

Running back George Atkinson III has become the third Notre Dame player this offseason to skip his final year of eligibility and enter the NFL draft. Atkinson joins defensive linemen Louis Nix III and Stephon Tuitt in declaring for the NFL after the Irish finished the season 9-4 and ranked No. 21. While Nix and Tuitt have been projected as potential first-round picks by some, Atkinson...
Via AP on Fox
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Notre Dame running back Atkinson declares for NFL Draft

This comes as a bit of a surprise, but Notre Dame running back George Atkinson III has declared for the NFL Draft and will not be returning to South Bend next season. “I guess it's like anything else when you feel you're ready for something and the time is proper for you,” Atkinson's father, George Jr, told Blue Gold Illustrated. “If you have an opportunity why...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Notre Dame RB suspended for texting during team meal?

Notre Dame will be without second-leading rusher George Atkinson III for Saturday's  Pinstripe Bowl matchup with Rutgers at Yankee Stadium, according to sbnation.com.The school announced that Atkinson's suspension was due to a violation of team rules. The junior running back offered a more detailed explanation in a tweet, which he has since deleted.Collegespun.com took a...
Via The Other Paper
December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Notre Dame RB suspended for bowl game for sending text messages?

It looks like Notre Dame may be without one of its best players today for the New Era Pinstripe Bowl against Rutgers. Earlier this week, Brian Kelly named freshman Tarean Folston the starter at the running back position for the game, and that alone turned a few heads — while Folston is extremely talented, he was third on the team in rushing this year behind veterans Cam McDaniel...
Via College Spun
December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Notre Dame RB Atkinson answers call to run tougher

Running back George Atkinson III cut left behind a block, burst through the hole, raced past an Oklahoma defensive back and ran untouched for an 80-yard touchdown. It was a highlight for Notre Dame in what ended up being a loss. The Fighting Irish coaches were happiest with his shorter runs: They have been on the 6-1, 220-pound junior all season, saying they wanted him to show more...
Via AP on Fox
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Atkinson, Carlisle seek to carry load for Irish

Notre Dame running backs George Atkinson III and Amir Carlisle head into the season-opener against Temple looking to prove they can be reliable every down backs. They face different challenges. Atkinson needs to show he can be more than a change-of-pace back with breakaway speed, while Carlisle needs to show his body can take a pounding after missing last season with an ankle injury...
Via Fox Sports
August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: GA3 Talks Dominating Performance

Notre Dame running back George Atkinson III talks after Saturday's victory against Miami. Check out what he had to say about the improvement of the run game and more.
Via notredame.scout.com
October 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Victory: Notre Dame 41, Miami 3

Notre Dame ran over the Hurricanes with an impressive 376 rushing yards, that saw both Cierre Wood and George Atkinson III go over a hundred yards in a 41-13 win at Soldier Field. Add that to ANOTHER game that the Irish defense did not allow a touchdown (it's 3 if you're counting) and this was a blowout and a beatdown wrapped in awesomeness.  Look for a big rankings...
Via Subway Domer
October 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Play On Playa: George Atkinson III

Welcome to Play on Playa here at Subway Domer. This is our fun little way of "ranking" the roster players for the 2012 Notre Dame football team. Really, it's more like categorizing them. Below, you'll find the chart that holds the keys to the Playa Kingdom. Let's go...   George Atkinson III #4SophmoreRunning Back / Kick Returner If you are looking for...
Via Subway Domer
June 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Golson, Atkinson III star in Notre Dame scrimmage

Everett Golson passed for two touchdowns, George Atkinson III ran for 124 yards, and Notre Dame's offense committed six turnovers in the Blue-Gold Game on Saturday. Golson was the only one of the four quarterbacks vying for the starting job not to throw an interception. Tommy Rees, last year's starting quarterback, threw three interceptions. Andrew Hendrix and freshman...
Via AP on Fox
April 21, 2012  |  Discuss
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