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George Atkinson III out vs. Sooners

Updated: October 27, 2012, 11:38 PM ET
By Matt Fortuna | ESPN.com

Fifth-ranked Notre Dame entered its biggest game of the season without one of its top playmakers, as George Atkinson III did not make the trip to Norman, Okla., for Saturday night's contest against No. 8 Oklahoma.

Atkinson stayed back at school because of flu-like symptoms, a source told ESPN.com. The school confirmed Saturday that Atkinson did not travel and was inactive.

The sophomore averages a team-best 8.1 yards per carry, netting 301 rushing yards on just 37 attempts. ...

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