Death – Obituaries : (MARKET NEWS) – Friends and families are mourning the death of former Notre Dame running back and speedy return-man George Atkinson III who died at the age of 27.
George Henry Atkinson III was an American football running back. 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.
His twin brother Josh, also a former Notre Dame football player died unexpectedly last year.
I can confirm through a family member former #NotreDame RB George Atkinson III has passed away.
— Matt Freeman (@mattfreemanISD) December 3, 2019
George Atkinson III Cause of Death.
We have no information at the moment on what cause the death of George Atkinson . This post will be updated as soon as we have that information.
The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.
Just received some news that former #Raiders RB George Atkinson III has passed away at the age of 27.
— Raider Cody (@RaiderCody) December 3, 2019
Our sincerest condolences to George Atkinson and his family after the passing of former #Raiders & #GoIrish player George Atkinson III. #RaiderNation mourns with his family. pic.twitter.com/zcLP2pZOJO
— Silver&BlackToday (@SilverBlack2Day) December 3, 2019
RIP George Atkinson III, literally just met brody last Wednesday before Thanksgiving . We played against each other in College, good dude gone way to soon ! Prayers for him ! 🙏🏾
— Vic Damone III (@KINGxRETRO92) December 3, 2019
Former Notre Dame running back George Atkinson III has died. Atkinson III has been dealing with depression since the death of his twin brother Josh roughly one year ago. Both were part of Notre Dame’s 2011 recruiting class.
— Pete Sampson (@PeteSampson_) December 3, 2019
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