Adrian Peterson Wiki, Bio, Stats, Family, Net Worth, Girlfriend

Adrian Peterson Wiki, Bio, Stats, Family, Net Worth, Girlfriend
Adrian Peterson Wiki, Bio, Stats, Family, Net Worth, Girlfriend

Adrian Peterson Wiki, Bio, Stats, Family, Net Worth, Girlfriend

Adrian Lewis Peterson is an American football running back for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League. He has been named the 2012 NFL MVP after a momentum season in which he lead the Minnesota Vikings to the NFC playoffs.

Peterson was born on March 21, 1985, in Palestine, Texas. He is 6 ft. 1 in. tall and is currently 34 Year, 04 Months, 30 Days old. He is the son of Bonita Brown and Nelson Peterson who were also star athletes in their college era. His father was a shooting guard for Idaho while his mother was a long jumper and sprinter who won 3 Texas state championships at Westwood High School. He has a brother named Jaylon Brown. His other brother named Brian was killed by a drunk driver when Peterson was only 7 years old. He diverted his pain by playing sports. Peterson was a standout in basketball and football in his high school. He recorded 2,051 yards on 246 carries, an average of 8.3 yards per carry, and 22 touchdowns in his junior year and 2,960 yards on 252 attempts, an average of 11.7 yards per carry, and 32 touchdowns in his senior year.

Peterson also excelled in track & field at Woodward following his mother’s footsteps. He won several awards including the 2004 World Junior Championship. He attended the University of Oklahoma and gave a good play in all of the upcoming seasons including the ‘Big 12 Championship’ game against the Nebraska Cornhuskers.

Peterson entered the 2007 NFL draft and has been playing professionally ever since. He is known for his aggressive style and immense strength. He was selected by the Minnesota Vikings in the first round with the seventh overall pick. He compiled over 1,000 yards from scrimmage in each of his first seven years with the team. After this he went on to play for the New Orleans Saints and the Arizona Cardinals.  He has given marvelous performances throughout his career.

In his personal life he has 6 children from whom one of his two year old died by a beating from the mother’s boyfriend. Peterson himself has been charged with reckless behavior towards his children and often beating them up. Overall, he has an $18 Million net worth.

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