George Atkins (American football)
April 10, 1932|
|Died:||January 21, 2015
|Height:||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight:||210 lb (95 kg)|
|High school:||Irondale (AL) Shades Valley|
|NFL Draft:||1955 / Round: 15 / Pick: 180|
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George Arthur Atkins (April 10, 1932 – January 21, 2015) was an American football offensive lineman. After a college football career at Auburn, he played one season with the Detroit Lions of the National Football League.
Atkins returned to Auburn as an assistant coach to Ralph Jordan in 1956, coaching in various positions, including offensive line. He resigned after the 1971 season to take on a business position in Birmingham, Alabama.
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- "Atkins' greatest coaching success not with Auburn". GadsdenTimes.com.
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- "Alabama Sports Hall of Fame and Museum - Birmingham, Alabama". ashof.org.
- "George Atkins Obituary - Birmingham, AL - The Birmingham News". The Birmingham News.
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