PALESTINE, Texas – Mementos from Adrian Peterson’s football career are enclosed in a glass case near the entrance to Palestine High School. His jersey and a plaque honoring his state track accomplishments hang in the corner of a local restaurant.
Athens Banner-Herald · 9/15/2014
Adrian Peterson, a Pro Bowl running back for the Minnesota Vikings, is now eligible for reinstatement into the NFL, according to a ruling handed down by U.S. District Court Judge David Doty. Peterson was under an indefinite suspension and missed the ...
Guardian LV · 2/27/2015
Minnesota Vikings player Adrian Peterson is already being charged with felony injury to a child after he beat his 4-year-old son so hard he left cuts on the boy’s body, but new allegations that he abused another one of his sons may mean more trouble for ...
Global Grind · 9/17/2014
Adrian Peterson has been suspended without pay for at least the remainder of this season. The NFL announced its highly anticipated ruling Tuesday morning, stating that the Minnesota Vikings' star running back will not be considered for reinstatement …
ABC7 News · 11/18/2014
The Minnesota Vikings announced Tuesday that they have renegotiated the contract of Adrian Peterson. One of the highest paid players in the league, Peterson, 30, has three more years left on his contract that will pay him a handsome amount of money. · 7/21/2015
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The NFL was already under heavy criticism this week for the way it handled a domestic violence case involving a prominent player. Now the league has another public relations problem: A charge of child abuse for an even bigger star.
The Oklahoma Daily · 9/13/2014
There are many possible reactions to reports that Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson beat two of his children. To return to the NFL’s obsession of ethics via optics, you could wonder why his teammates were dismissed from the Vikings after ...
Alter Net · 9/17/2014
To mark the long-awaited, official reinstatement Friday of one Adrian Lewis Peterson to the NFL ranks, it's time for an All-Day Prediction. 2,000 yards. After all of this drama – the exempt list, no-showing for a disciplinary hearing, a secretly-taped ...
9News · 4/16/2015
At first it seemed that the death of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson’s two-year-old son would come and pass through the sports world as the tragedy it was, with only a little misplaced criticism about Peterson playing football just two ...
Think Progress · ByTravis Waldron · 10/17/2013
Following a detailed report in the Star Tribune this week that questions Adrian Peterson’s charity, family life and incidents where police were involved, the running back took to Twitter — as he has done often since being indicted on charges of child ...
USA Today Sports For The Win · 10/7/2014

Adrian Peterson

American Football Player
Adrian Lewis Peterson is an American football running back for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Vi…
Adrian Lewis Peterson is an American football running back for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Vikings seventh overall in the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at Oklahoma. Peterson set the NCAA freshman rushing record with 1,925 yards as a true freshman during the 2004 season. As a unanimous first-team All-American, he became the first freshman to finish as the runner-up in the Heisman Trophy balloting. Peterson finished his college football career as the Sooners' third all-time leading rusher.
  • Born: Mar 21, 1985 (age 30) · Palestine, TX
  • Height: 6' 1" (1.85 m)
  • Team: Minnesota Vikings · Running back · 28
  • Salary: $11 million USD (2015)
  • 40-yard dash time: 4.4 seconds
  • Net worth: $30 million USD (2016)
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