Doug Atkins's Career Capsule

Full Name: Douglas Leon Atkins

Birthdate: May 8, 1930

Birthplace: Humboldt, Tennessee

Died: December 30, 2015 in Knoxville, Tennessee

High School: Humboldt (TN)

Elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame: January 23, 1982

Enshrined into Pro Football Hall of Fame: August 7, 1982

Presenter: Edward W. McCaskey, Vice-President, Bears

Other Members of Class of 1982: Sam Huff, George Musso, Merlin Olsen

Pro Career: 17 seasons, 205 games

Drafted: 1st round (11th overall) in 1953 by Cleveland Browns

Uniform Number: 81, (83)



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