Adrian peterson high school football
Adrian Peterson by Michael SandlerAs a kid, Adrian Peterson got the nickname All Day (A.D.) because he was always on the go. As an adult, teammates still call him A.D., because he never stops working. Adrians tremendous work ethic has helped him become one of the best running backs in the NFL. Some of A.D.s most important work takes place off the field, however. After his rookie season, he started the All Day Foundation, an organization that raises money for charities such as the Boys & Girls Clubs and the Special Olympics. Through all of his success, A.D. has always recognized that hard work should not be limited to the football field. In Adrian Peterson, kids will follow this NFL stars record-setting football career while also discovering the many ways that A.D. makes a difference in kids lives off the field. Large, full-color action photos and an engaging narrative text will keep young readers turning the pages for more.
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Earning enshrinement requires years of sustained, spectacular performance, and one hit can derail even the most talented players. Adrian Peterson looked like he was headed for immortality when a nasty knee injury threatened to divert him from the fast track. Less than a year later, he was back on the gridiron, better than ever, racking up yards at a league-leading pace and helping a young team mature into a contender. Hello, Adrian, Canton is calling. This is his story…. Click here for a complete listing of today's sports birthdays. His parents, Bonita Brown and Nelson Peterson, had been star athletes in college.
Adrian Peterson born March 21, in Palestine, Texas. He played college football at Oklahoma for the Sooners. Peterson ran the 40 yard dash in 4. Peterson won the rushing title in , with a career-high 1, yards, adding 10 touchdowns and averaging 4. During his freshman season, Peterson broke many NCAA freshman rushing records, rushing for yards and leading the nation in carries with
Peterson dedicated himself to football at a young age, in part as an outlet for his anger over his traumatic childhood—when he was 7 years old, he saw his brother killed by a drunk driver, and his father was sentenced to 10 years in prison for laundering drug money when Peterson was Peterson was considered one of the top high-school prospects in the United States. He finished second in the Heisman Trophy voting that year and was named a consensus All-American. Although he missed time in each of the two following seasons because of injuries, he nevertheless was the most-coveted running back of the National Football League NFL draft class after he decided to forgo his college senior season. At 6 feet 2 inches 1. He made an outstanding impression in his first season, rushing for 1, yards and 12 touchdowns and setting an NFL single-game rushing record of yards against the San Diego Chargers en route to earning Offensive Rookie of the Year honours and an appearance in the first of four straight Pro Bowls.