Michael Vicki Biography by Cindy Washington

Michael Vicki Biography

byCindy Washington

Kobo ebook | June 30, 2013

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Rejecting an offer to go to Syracuse University, Vick decided to continue to be closer to house and sign on with Virginia Tech in neighboring Blacksburg. There, the much acclaimed Vick did not disappoint. After redshirting his fresher’s year, the 19-year-old quarterback led the Hokies to an unbeaten period and an area in the Sugar Bowl where they fell against Florida State in the nationwide title game. Vick was named the Big East's Offensive Player of the Year, and finished third in the Heisman Trophy optional. Vick and the Virginia Tech team slipped down in the positions the following year, however the National Football League finds drooled at the prospect of seeing the QB-- a 6-foot 1-inch, quarterback who could possibly chuck the ball 80 gardens-- on the professional stage. His athletic adeptness likewise caught the attention of Major League Baseball, and in the 2000 MLB draft the Colorado Rockies picked Vick in the 30th round, this despite the fact that he had not additionally played the game since he was 14.
NFL Career

Vick, nevertheless, didn't provide baseball a major idea. Rather he bypassed the last 2 years of college to play in the NFL. In desperate demand of a quarterback and a star, the Atlanta Falcons traded up to the No. 1 slot in the 2001 NFL draft and took your guy.

Vick's incentive for turning pro was a six-year, $ 62 million agreement that consisted of a $ 15 million signing bonus. Playing sparingly his rookie year, Vick took over Atlanta's beginning quarterback task the following year, leading the Falcons to the playoffs and earning a spot in the Pro Bowl. After an injury reduced his 2003 period, Vick and his teammates caught the AFC South crown in 2004, losing to the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFC Championship game.

The script seemed to be going as prepared. The Falcons were now title contenders and Vick was the franchise QB the club had in fact yearned for. That period, group authorities handed Vick a lavish 10-year, $ 130 million agreement extension.

Title:Michael Vicki BiographyFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:June 30, 2013Publisher:P Maldonado PublishingLanguage:English

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