Running back George Atkinson III has become the third Notre Dame player this offseason to skip his final year of eligibility and enter the NFL draft. Atkinson joins defensive linemen Louis Nix III and Stephon Tuitt in declaring for the NFL after the Irish finished the season 9-4 and ranked No. 21. While Nix and Tuitt have been projected as potential first-round picks by some, Atkinson...
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Notre Dame will be without second-leading rusher George Atkinson III for Saturday's Pinstripe Bowl matchup with Rutgers at Yankee Stadium, according to sbnation.com.The school announced that Atkinson's suspension was due to a violation of team rules. The junior running back offered a more detailed explanation in a tweet, which he has since deleted.Collegespun.com took a screen...
It looks like Notre Dame may be without one of its best players today for the New Era Pinstripe Bowl against Rutgers. Earlier this week, Brian Kelly named freshman Tarean Folston the starter at the running back position for the game, and that alone turned a few heads — while Folston is extremely talented, he was third on the team in rushing this year behind veterans Cam McDaniel...
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