Irish’s Atkinson, Brown Suspended For Pinstripe Bowl

Fighting Irish George Atkinson III 2013

NEW YORK (AP) — Notre Dame says running back George Atkinson III and reserve cornerback Jalen Brown will not play in the Pinstripe Bowl because of a violation of team rules.

Coach Brian Kelly announced the suspensions in a statement three hours before kickoff against Rutgers on Saturday.

Atkinson is one of four tailbacks the Fighting Irish have used in a rotation this season.

Source: Associated Press