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Michael Vick

Pumps Up Nate Dogg's Son

12/1/2011 3:30 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Mike Vick and Nate Doggs Son
Michael Vick just made another deposit in the karma bank ... 'cause dude inspired a young dogg -- Nate Dogg's son -- by reaching out to talk football and family this week.

Here's how Vick connected with Naijiel Hale -- a football stud at Lakewood High, outside Los Angeles.

Naijiel's mom entered him in a Vick giveaway contest on Facebook by telling the Eagles QB ... her son is a huge fan of his, and "a sophomore starting DB (defensive back) with awesome grades :)"

Couple days later Vick personally responded with an email to Naiji, saying ... "Congratulations on a good season and thank you for the support." Naijiel told his hero, "Its been a hard year with my dad passing," and added he and Nate Dogg used to watch Vick play every game.

A rep tells TMZ, Vick decided to contact Naiji after reading about his H.S. football success -- leading the league in interceptions -- despite his father's death in March.

In his last email Vick said, "Sorry to hear about your father but glad to see you're being strong and keep achieving."

Now, if he can just get back on the field for the Eagles.

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You know some of you people that write on here are sick. I bet 9 times out of 10 there's rapist, murderers, animal killers, molesters that come on here sit behind a damn computer screen and type filthy dumb racial comments. How dare u sick bastrads attack a young man that you know nothing about. He can like who ever he wants to, and i'm sure he knows exactly what Vick did, and so does that make you better when ur eating the dead animals everyday. Your hamburgers, steaks, chops, etc. ur nothing but hypocrits. He was convicted and did his damn time, but of course u have to have some lame ass that wants to talk about the kids decease father. As far as the comment about the young man teams which is Lakewood. Millkan High School hasn't beat anyone in years, hasn't had a CIF playoff game in years. lakewood has been to the playoffs for a while now, so if ur going to come on here at least be truthful. Congrats to Nate's son, for having such great grades and continuing to be a stand out young man, while living in a cruel world with some of the most ignorant people. Only GOD, can judge us, and for those of u that are making degrading comments, racial comments, etc. u can best believe u will definitely have to deal with a much higher up!!!

1017 days ago


People really need to get a life..what else does he have to do? he has moved on with his life..that was almost 5 years ago and people are still talking about this..yes he was wrong but he paid his debt to society..Casey Anthony killed her daughter yet everyone is on here talking about something that happened years ago..get over it already..

1012 days ago


Ok, he did his time with the dog thing you people need to get over it. Others have killed real people and walk around free without this kind of hatred. I am sure every one of you have done dirt that has yet to be exposed so you need to look in the mirror and stop sweeping your own dirt under the carpet before you keep trying to blow up mike for something that has been paid for and in the past!!!

983 days ago


People seem to care more about what mike vick did to the dogs than when rey lewis murdered someone, and big ben raped someone. Since when were dogs held higher than other humans? Just saying. Yall are pathetic.

945 days ago
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