Dale Atkeson

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Dale Atkeson
No. 46
Dale Atkeson - 1955 Bowman.jpg
Atkeson on a 1955 Bowman football card
Date of birth (1930-12-24)December 24, 1930
Place of birth Kansas City, Missouri
Date of death May 10, 2007(2007-05-10) (aged 76)
Career information
Position(s) Fullback
College none
Career history
As player
1954–1956 Washington Redskins
Career stats

Dale Wayne Atkeson (December 24, 1930 – May 10, 2007) was a former American football fullback in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins. He did not attend college.[1]

Atkeson was traded by the Redskins to the Pittsburgh Steelers following the 1956 season. However, he never played for the Steelers after suffering a torn Achilles tendon. He was cut by the team during training camp in 1958.[2]


  1. ^ "Dale Atkeson". ro-football-reference. Retrieved 12 June 2015. 
  2. ^ Livingston, Pat (July 31, 1958). "Steeler rookie 'flees,' then agrees to return". Pittsburgh Press. p. 22. Retrieved January 27, 2012.