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  • Sun., Aug. 30, 2015 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM PDT Oakland Raiders vs. Arizona Cardinals The Oakland Raiders take on the Arizona Cardinals at O.co Coliseum.
  • Thu., Sep. 03, 2015 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM PDT Oakland Raiders vs. Seattle Seahawks The Oakland Raiders take on the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field.
  • Thu., Sep. 10, 2015 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM PDT 2015 NFL Season Kicks Off

    The NFL officially kicks off the 2015 regular season.

  • Sat., Sep. 12, 2015 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM PDT Raiders Back-toFootball 5K

    The 3rd Annual Raiders Back to Football 5k and Kids Run will take place on September 12, 2015, at 9 a.m. at O.co Coliseum.


    5k runners will receive:

        •    Ticket to a Raiders Home Game
        •    Shirt
        •    A commemorative finisher’s item

    Kids Fun Run participants will receive:

        •    Shirt courtesy of Raider Image
        •    A commemorative finisher’s item

    After the race, stick around and enjoy live music, food from some local food trucks, samples from vendors and a chance to take a picture with the Super Bowl Trophies.

    Click here to register!

  • Sun., Sep. 13, 2015 1:15 PM - 4:15 PM PDT Oakland Raiders vs. Cincinnati Bengals The Oakland Raiders take on the Cincinnati Bengals at O.co Coliseum.
  • Sun., Sep. 20, 2015 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM PDT Oakland Raiders vs. Baltimore Ravens The Oakland Raiders take on the Baltimore Ravens at O.co Coliseum.
  • Sun., Sep. 27, 2015 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM PDT Oakland Raiders vs. Cleveland Browns The Oakland Raiders take on the Cleveland Browns at FirstEnergy Stadium.
  • Sun., Oct. 04, 2015 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM PDT Oakland Raiders vs. Chicago Bears THe Oakland Raiders take on the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field.
  • Sun., Oct. 11, 2015 1:15 PM - 4:15 PM PDT Oakland Raiders vs. Denver Broncos The Oakland Raiders take on the Denver Broncos at O.co Coliseum.
  • Sun., Oct. 25, 2015 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM PDT Oakland Raiders vs. San Diego Chargers The Oakland Raiders take on the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium.

Team

George Atkinson III
RB #34
Height:
6-1
Weight:
218
Age:
22
College:
Notre Dame
Hometown:
Stockton, Calif.
Experience:
1

Quick Stats (2015 PRE):

CAR
8
YDS
20
AVG
2.5
TDS
0
Career Stats
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Signed by Oakland Raiders as an undrafted free agent, May 16, 2014…Waived by Raiders, Aug. 30, 2014...Re-signed by Raiders to practice squad, Sept. 1, 2014…Signed by Raiders to active roster, Nov. 30, 2014.

Signed by Oakland Raiders as an undrafted free agent, May 16, 2014…Waived by Raiders, Aug. 30, 2014...Re-signed by Raiders to practice squad, Sept. 1, 2014…Signed by Raiders to active roster, Nov. 30, 2014.

AT A GLANCE

  • Joined Oakland as an undrafted free agent in May 2014.
  • Appeared in five games as a rookie, contributing primarily on special teams with seven kickoff returns for 134 yards (19.1 avg.).
  • Played three years at Notre Dame, appearing in 37 games as a running back and primary kickoff returner and setting school kickoff return records with 2,136 career yards on 88 returns and two TDs.
  • Father, George Atkinson, Jr., played 10 seasons (1968-77) for the Raiders, helping the Silver and Black to the Super Bowl XI title.

2014: Joined the Raiders as an undrafted free agent on May 16…Waived by Raiders on Aug. 30…Spent most of his rookie campaign on the practice squad, appearing in five games after being promoted to the active roster on Nov. 30…(11/30) at StL.: Made NFL debut, playing on special teams…Returned three kickoffs for 47 yards…(12/7) vs. SF: Contributed one special teams tackle, the first of his career…(12/21) vs. Buf.: Saw extensive action on special teams…Returned one kickoff for 21 yards…(12/28) at Den.: Contributed on special teams…Returned three kickoffs for 66 yards…Had a career-long return of 28 yards in the third quarter.

COLLEGE: Played three years at Notre Dame, appearing in 37 games at running back and kick returner…Totaled 153 rushing attempts for 943 yards (6.3 avg.) and 10 TDs…Also returned 88 kickoffs for 2,136 yards and two TDs…Set school record in kickoff return yards…Served as team’s primary kickoff returner all three years…Saw action in 12 games with four starts as a junior in 2013…Ranked second on team with 93 carries for 555 yards and three TDs…Led team with 6.0 yards per rush…Returned 31 kickoffs for 780 yards…Averaged 25.2 yards per kickoff return to rank 25th in the nation…Had an 80-yard TD run, marking Notre Dame’s longest since 2000, against Oklahoma…Saw action in 12 games as a sophomore…Ranked third on team with 361 rushing yards on 51 carries…Tied for second on team with five rushing TDs…Led team with 7.1 yards per rush…Had 22 kickoff returns for 441 yards…Averaged 20.0 yards per return…Played in all 13 games as a freshman…Tied school record with two kickoff returns for TDs…Became first Notre Dame player since 1997 to record two kickoff returns for TDs…Became first freshman since former Raider WR Raghib Ismail in 1988 to record two scores on kickoff returns…Named second-team Freshman All-American by Phil Steele Publications and honorable mention All-American by SI.com as a kick returner…Had 35 kickoff returns for 915 yards and two TDs…Kickoff returns marked second most in program history, while yardage set Notre Dame record…Averaged 26.1 yards per return…Also rushed for 27 yards and two TDs on just nine carries…Tied for third on team with nine special teams tackles.

PERSONAL: Attended Granada High School in Livermore, Calif. …Rated No. 89 on Rivals.com list of top-100 players in the nation…Rushed 172 times for 1,669 yards and 17 TDs as running back…Also played wide receiver and defensive back…Helped team to North Coast Section Division I semifinals and school’s first playoff appearance since 2005…First-team All-East Bay Athletic League as a running back and second-team all-league pick as a defensive back…Named third-team All-East Bay as utility player by Bay Area News Group…A first-team all-metro pick as a utility player…Played in U.S. Army All-American Bowl, serving as captain of the West team…Played in Holiday Bowl Classic between Sacramento and Bay Area standouts…Selected for Team USA vs. The World all-star game in Austin, Texas…As a junior, carried 106 times for 965 yards and 10 TDs…Scored four TDs in season opener and later rushed 11 times for 200 yards and three TDs in a single game, adding a TD on a kickoff return…Named second-team All-EBAL as a defensive back...Also a track standout…Earned medals in California state track meet in the 100- and 200-meters as a sophomore…Father, George Atkinson, Jr., played for the Raiders for 10 seasons from 1968-77, helping lead the Silver and Black to the Super Bowl XI title, and has worked as part of the Raiders’ broadcast team…Twin brother, Josh, has played defensive back and wide receiver at Notre Dame…Active in the community, participating in the NFL Play 60 Character Camp and the Hispanic Heritage Month Gatorade Junior Training camp at Fairview Elementary in 2014.

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