Al Atkinson

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For the 19th century baseball player, see Al Atkinson (baseball). For the Australian footballer, see Alan Atkinson.
Al Atkinson
No. 88, 62
Position: Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1943-07-28) July 28, 1943 (age 73)
Place of birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
High school: Drexel Hill (PA) Monsignor Bonner
College: Villanova
NFL Draft: 1965 / Round: 6 / Pick: 84
AFL draft: 1965 / Round: 3 / Pick: 24
(by the Buffalo Bills)[1]
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played - started: 120-16
Interceptions: 21
Fumble recoveries: 2
Player stats at NFL.com

Allen Edward Atkinson (born July 28, 1943) is a former American football linebacker who played in the American Football League (AFL) and the National Football League (NFL). He played high school ball at Monsignor Bonner High School. He played college football at Villanova University, where he was a linebacker. He played professionally in the AFL for the New York Jets from 1965 through 1969;[2] then for the NFL Jets through 1974. He was a member of the Jets' 1968 World Championship team, and an American Football League All-Star in 1968.

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  1. ^ "1965 AFL Draft". Retrieved March 23, 2017. 
  2. ^ Jack Horrigan and Mike Rathet, The Other League/The Fabulous Story of the American Football League

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