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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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T.I. -- The Mike Vick Halloween Tribute [UPDATE]

T.I.
The Mike Vick Halloween Tribute [Update]

T.I. has a lot in common with Michael Vick -- especially the part where they spent a couple of years in prison -- but last night T.I. paid tribute to the guy who's proven it's possible to bounce… READ MORE >

'Madden' NFL Star -- Michael Vick Deserved to Win

'Madden' NFL Star -- Michael Vick Deserved to Win

Cleveland Browns star Peyton Hillis just beat out Michael Vick for the coveted cover of the Madden NFL 12 video game -- but the running back is super humble, telling us Vick deserved it… READ MORE >

- 1332 days ago
Mike Vick Dissed By Former High School ... Again!

Mike Vick Dissed By Former High School ... Again!

Michael Vick's former high school has REFUSED to re-hang the NFL star's framed prep football jersey in their hallway ... despite a spirited student-initiated campaign ... TMZ has learned. Vick's… READ MORE >

- 1369 days ago
Michael Vick -- Right Place, Wrong Time

Michael Vick -- Right Place, Wrong Time

Michael Vick is doing an autograph show at the Dulles Expo Center today in Virginia -- and at the exact same time, the same venue is hosting the Super Pet Expo. Ruh-roh!Vick is a featured guest… READ MORE >

- 1371 days ago
Michael Vick BAILS on 'Oprah' Interview

Michael Vick BAILS on 'Oprah' Interview

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick has canceled plans to do a sit-down interview with Oprah Winfrey ... in what would have been his first major interview since being released from… READ MORE >

- 1403 days ago
Dallas Mayor, Councilman Squabble Over Michael Vick

Dallas Mayor, Councilman Squabble Over Michael Vick

Michael Vick got a key to the city of Dallas this weekend -- but the Mayor of Dallas is not only washing his hands of matter ... he's a little pissed Vick got the honor. Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine… READ MORE >

- 1412 days ago
Mike Vick -- SWAT Members to Work Super Bowl Party

Mike Vick -- SWAT Members to Work Super Bowl Party

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick is hosting a Super Bowl party in Texas this week -- and just to make sure nothing goes wrong, the club is calling in the SWAT TEAM!!!!! As you may have… READ MORE >

- 1416 days ago
FOX News Analyst: Michael Vick Should Be Executed

FOX News Analyst: Michael Vick Should Be Executed

Tucker Carlson said on FOX News Channel last night ... Michael Vick should have been executed for killing dogs. Carlton railed on President Obama for suggesting Vick deserved a second chance. A… READ MORE >

- 1452 days ago
Michael Vick Ponies Up Porsche for Fiancée's Bday

Michael Vick Ponies Up Porsche for Fiancée's Bday

Michael Vick is definitely spending cash like a starting QB -- because the dude just handed over a fully loaded Porsche to his fiancée at her birthday bash in Philadelphia ... TMZ has… READ MORE >

- 1465 days ago
Sharpton Looks to Stuff the Rush in NFL

Sharpton
Looks to Stuff the Rush In NFL

Al Sharpton is playing some serious defense for the St. Louis Rams -- The Rev has launched an all-out blitz to keep Rush Limbaugh from buying the NFL franchise. In the wake of several reports that… READ MORE >

- 1895 days ago

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