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Doug Atkins

AKA Douglas Leon Atkins

Born: 8-May-1930
Birthplace: Humboldt, TN

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Football

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: NFL Hall of Famer

Told Chicago Sun-Times reporter Rick Telander in 2006, "I cracked my hip awhile back. Never got well since then. I can walk with a cane, but it's getting rough. I got sick, and I've been poisoned from some of the medicine they gave me -- lead poisoning. They don't put out the truth about medicines."

Wife: Joyce Gay Floyd (m. 9-Feb-1954)

    High School: Humboldt High School, Humboldt, TN
    University: University of Tennessee (1953)

    Pro Football Hall of Fame 1982
    College Football Hall of Fame 1985
    Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity

    SPORTS FRANCHISE HISTORY
    New Orleans Saints Defensive End (1967-69)
    Chicago Bears Defensive End (1955-66)
    Cleveland Browns Defensive End (1953-54)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Breakheart Pass (25-Dec-1975) · Jebbo
    Number One (21-Aug-1969) · Himself


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