Michael Vick information

Michael Vick biography

Michael Dwayne Vick (June 26, 1980) is an American football quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL). He played for the Atlanta Hawks for six seasons before serving time in prison for his involvement in a dogfighting illegal.

Vick played college football at Virginia Tech, where as a rookie, he finished third in Heisman Trophy voting locations. He left after his second year of entering the NFL and was drafted first overall by the Atlanta Falcons in 2001 NFL Draft. He became the first African American to be selected quart at the forefront of an NFL draft. In six seasons with the Falcons, he had great popularity for his performance in the field and led Falcons to the playoffs twice. Vick among the second quarters of career yards rushing.