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Adrian Peterson
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Peterson at the 2008 Pro Bowl
No. 28     Minnesota Vikings
Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: March 21, 1985 (1985-03-21) (age 35)
Place of birth: Palestine, Texas
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 217 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school: Palestine High School
College: Oklahoma
NFL Draft: 2007 / Round: 1 / Pick: 7
Debuted in 2007 for the Minnesota Vikings
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • Hall Trophy (2003)
  • ESPN RISE High School Football Player of the Decade (2000s)
  • College awards and honors
  • AP NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year (2007)
  • PFWA Offensive Rookie of the Year (2007)
  • Diet Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year (2007)
  • Pro Bowl selection (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010)
  • 4× All-Pro selection (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010)
  • NFC Rushing Champion (2007)
  • NFL Rushing Title (2008)
  • Pro Bowl MVP (2008)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 15, 2011
Rushing yards 6,714
Average rushing yards 4.8
Rushing TDs 63
Receptions 135
Receiving yards 1,295
Receiving TDs 3
Stats at NFL.com
Stats at pro-football-reference.com

Adrian Lewis Peterson (born March 21, 1985) is an American football running back for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League. He was the 7th person drafted in the 20007 NFL Draft. He played college football at the University of Oklahoma.

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