12.03.2019

George Atkinson III Dead

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George Atkinson III, a former football player at Notre Dame and in the NFL, has died at age 27, multiple outlets report.

The Athletic‘s Pete Sampson tweeted the news late Monday night. No cause of death has yet been reported.

George’s death comes about one year after the running back’s twin brother Josh Atkinson died by suicide last December. Sons of Super Bowl champion George Atkinson II, the brothers both played for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish starting in 2011.

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