New Orleans Saints 1968 Football Jersey
Description: Authentic reproduction of the original New Orleans Saints 1968 football jersey worn by Doug Atkins (#81). This jersey is as authentic as they come!
- Made in one of the original US factories
- Plaited durene cotton fabric
- Nylon outer and cotton inner layer
- Hand sewn twill "81" on front, back & shoulders
- Signature jock tag
- Item #: NOS68FJ
History: Doug Atkins continued his College Football Hall of Fame and Championship winning career ways he had with the Tennessee Volunteers straight into the pros as he won a title with Cleveland in 1954, and then with the Chicago Bears in 1963 with whom he played 11 years.
At 6'8", 257 lbs. (Huge for that era), he was one of the most feared defensive linemen in NFL history and was an 8x-Pro Bowler and a member of the 1960s All-Decade Team. He played his final three seasons for the New Orleans Saints and recorded a sack on the last play of his career. Atkins was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1982.
This jersey is an officially licensed product of the Football Greats Alliance. A portion of all proceeds benefit the Greater Good Fund, whose purpose is to improve the health and wellness of retired NFL Players. To learn more, visit www.footballgreatsalliance.com
Please note: Due to licensing, this product cannot be customized.