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Michael Vick

Michael Dwayne Vick (born June 26, 1980) is an American football quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL). He played for the Atlanta Falcons for six seasons before serving time in prison for his involvement in an illegal dog fighting ring. Vick played college football at Virginia Tech, where as a freshman he placed third in the Heisman Trophy balloting. He left after his sophomore year to enter the NFL and was drafted first overall by the Atlanta Falcons in the 2001 NFL Draft. He became the first African-American quarterback to be selected first overall in an NFL Draft. In six seasons with the Falcons, he gained wide popularity for his performance on the field, and led the Falcons to the playoffs twice. Vick ranks first among quarterbacks in career rushing yards. In April 2007, Vick was implicated in an illegal interstate dog fighting ring that had operated over five years. In August 2007, he pleaded guilty to federal felony charges and served 21 months in prison, followed by two months in home confinement.

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Michael Vick -- I'm Trying to Help Jailed Kids ... Through Sports

Michael Vick
I'm Trying to Help Jailed Kids ... Through Sports

Michael Vick is currently in Washington D.C. -- meeting with a powerful congressman in an effort to help incarcerated children get their lives on track ... TMZ has learned. The Philadelphia Eagles… READ MORE >

Michael Vick -- Grand Champion Pit Bull Euthanized After Dogfighting Career

Michael Vick
Pit Bull Euthanized After Dogfighting Career

Sad news in the dog world -- the top pit bull from Michael Vick's dogfighting ring has been euthanized.The dog -- named Lucas -- was humanely euthanized Wednesday at the Best Friends Animal… READ MORE >

- 806 days ago
Michael Vick -- I Refuse to Hide After Death Threats

Michael Vick
I Refuse to Hide After Death Threats

Michael Vick says he will not be bullied into seclusion after receiving serious death threats -- and vows to continue working with community service organizations in the wake of the… READ MORE >

- 905 days ago
Michael Vick's New Dog -- The Most Dangerous Breed for A Dog Killer

Michael Vick's New Pooch
The Most Dangerous Breed For a Dog Killer

Michael Vick's new dog is the WORST possible breed for a convicted dog killer ... and that's from the official organization that breeds the dog.The American Belgian Malinois Club and Rescue tells… READ MORE >

- 913 days ago
Michael Vick -- My New Dog Ain't No Bitch ... She's a MILITARY DOG!!

Michael Vick
My New Pup Ain't No Bitch ... It's a MILITARY DOG!!

Michael Vick made a bizarre choice when he picked out his new puppy ... 'cause the convicted dog fighter's new poochie is one of the TOUGHEST breeds around ... one that's used by the Navy SEALS.… READ MORE >

- 913 days ago
Michael Vick -- Yeah, We Have a Dog

Michael Vick
Yeah, We Have a Dog

Michael Vick has finally said squarely ... his family does indeed have a dog.There's been a lot of controversy over whether Vick -- who served hard time for brutally killing multiple dogs, should… READ MORE >

- 1058 days ago
Michael Vick -- I've Spent $29 MILLION In Four Years

Michael Vick
I've Spent $29 MILLION In Four Years

Michael Vick has blown through nearly $30 million since filing for bankruptcy in 2008 -- nearly 95% of his total income -- TMZ has learned.According to legal docs filed in his bankruptcy case,… READ MORE >

- 1067 days ago
Michael Vick's Brother Marcus Vick -- WANTED After Skipping Court Date

Michael Vick's Bro
WANTED After Skipping Court Date

Marcus Vick, the younger brother of NFL superstar Michael Vick, is wanted by Virginia cops for failing to appear in court after he allegedly pulled an Amanda Bynes ... driving on a suspended… READ MORE >

- 1078 days ago
Michael Vick RIPPED By Animal Org. ASPCA -- You STILL Don't Care About Dogs

Michael Vick
Ripped By Animal Org. -- You STILL Don't Care About Dogs!

Michael Vick doesn't really care about animals ... and should NOT be allowed to own another dog ... this according to the ASPCA. After Vick went on CNN and told Piers Morgan he hopes to get a new… READ MORE >

- 1143 days ago
Michael Vick -- My Kids DESERVE a New Dog

Michael Vick
My Kids DESERVE a New Dog

​NFL star Michael Vick wants to own a dog again -- and five years after his conviction for illegal dog fighting, he can legally get one -- but the question is ... should he?The Philadelphia… READ MORE >

- 1143 days ago

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