Adrian Peterson is an American football player. He plays as a running back for Minnesota Vikings. He achieved the #1 spot on the NFL Network’s Top 100 Players of 2013. He was the NFL MVP in 2012.
Adrian Peterson was born on March 21, 1985, in Palestine, Texas. His parents Bonita Brown and Nelson Peterson were also star athletes in college. Adrian was listed as the No. 1 running back and overall prospect in the class of 2004 by Rivals.com. He played college football at the University of Oklahoma. Peterson was selected by the Minnesota Vikings with the seventh overall pick in the first round of the 2007 NFL Draft. Peterson was the first running back selected during the year’s draft.
Adrian Peterson was named the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year. He was named the top high school player by College Football News and Rivals.com.