George Atkinson

George Henry Atkinson "Butch"
Born: January 4, 1947
Savannah, GA USA
Position: DB
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 180
College: Morris Brown
High School: Sol C. Johnson (Savannah, GA)
Career: 1968-1979
Drafted: 1968 in Round 7, #190 overall by the Oakland Raiders

George Atkinson played from 1968 to 1979 during his career with the Oakland Raiders and Denver Broncos. Atkinson intercepted 30 passes for 448 yards in his career.


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Punt Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1968AFL Oakland Raiders3649013.686 2
1969AFL Oakland Raiders251536.130 0
1970NFL Oakland Raiders4123.010 0
1971NFL Oakland Raiders201598.034 0
1972NFL Oakland Raiders10333.30
1973NFL Oakland Raiders413368.263 1
1974NFL Oakland Raiders4317.813 0
1975NFL Oakland Raiders8334.112 0
AFL6164310.586 2
NFL876046.963 1
Totals14812478.486 3

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1968AFL Oakland Raiders3280225.160 0
1969AFL Oakland Raiders1638223.939 0
1970NFL Oakland Raiders2357425.062 0
1972NFL Oakland Raiders37525.034 0
1975NFL Oakland Raiders26030.045 0
AFL48118424.760 0
NFL2870925.362 0
Totals76189324.962 0

Interceptions:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1968AFL Oakland Raiders46616.533 1
1969AFL Oakland Raiders23819.022 1
1970NFL Oakland Raiders33511.722 0
1971NFL Oakland Raiders47017.541 0
1972NFL Oakland Raiders4379.223 0
1973NFL Oakland Raiders34816.036 0
1974NFL Oakland Raiders4399.826 0
1975NFL Oakland Raiders47719.226 0
1977NFL Oakland Raiders23819.024 0
AFL610417.333 2
NFL2434414.341 0
Totals3044814.941 2

Defense and Fumbles:

Year Team Tackle Brup Fum F Rec FYds FTD FF
1968AFL Oakland Raiders07300
1970NFL Oakland Raiders001000
1971NFL Oakland Raiders0022610
1972NFL Oakland Raiders020000
1973NFL Oakland Raiders0125910
1974NFL Oakland Raiders011800
1975NFL Oakland Raiders013000
1977NFL Oakland Raiders001000
AFL073000
NFL05109320
Totals0012139320

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1968AFL Oakland Raiders20100018
1969AFL Oakland Raiders0010006
1971NFL Oakland Raiders0010006
1973NFL Oakland Raiders10100012
AFL002002000000024
NFL001000200000018
Totals003002200000042


Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1968AFLOakland Raiders146
1969AFLOakland Raiders1412
1970NFLOakland Raiders1414
1971NFLOakland Raiders1414
1972NFLOakland Raiders1414
1973NFLOakland Raiders1413
1974NFLOakland Raiders1414
1975NFLOakland Raiders1414
1976NFLOakland Raiders140
1977NFLOakland Raiders1211
1979NFLDenver Broncos60

Honors

1969 - AFL Newspaper Enterprise Association All-AFL (2nd Team)
1976 - United Press International All-Conference (2nd Team)