Michael Vick Speaker Profile
Quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles
Michael Vick Biography
Vickplayed college football at Virginia Tech, where as a freshman he placedthird in the Heisman Trophy balloting. He left after his sophomore yearto enter the NFL and was drafted first overall by the Atlanta Falconsin the 2001 NFL Draft. In six seasons with the Falcons, he gained widepopularity for his performance on the field, and led the Falcons to theplayoffs twice. Vick ranks third among quarterbacks in career rushingyards.
In August 13, 2009, Vick signed a one year contract withthe Philadelphia Eagles. He will earn $1.6 million, of which no amountis guaranteed. The contract contains a team option for the 2010 seasonworth $5 million. Vick will be able to participate in all teampractices and meetings as well as the Eagles' last two preseason games.He will be eligible to play in the third week of the regular season.Donovan McNabb has told reporters he gave coach Andy Reid the idea tosign Vick.He was placed on the exempt/commissioner's permission list onSeptember 5, 2009. On September 15, Vick was activated to the 53-manroster. He played sparingly as McNabb's backup. In week 13, against theFalcons, Vick threw a touchdown and ran for a touchdown-his firstscores since December 2006. Vick is listed as the #2 QB behind McNabb.
InJune 2006, Vick, along with his brother Marcus and mother Brenda,established The Vick Foundation, a nonprofit organization to supportat-risk youth and the after school programs that serve them in theMetro Atlanta and Hampton Roads areas. The announcement of the neworganization came just before the start of the foundation's firstfundraiser, the Michael Vick Golf Classic. The inaugural event was heldat the prestigious Kingsmill Golf Course in James City County nearWilliamsburg, Virginia in partnership with The Virginia Tech AlumniAssociation Tidewater Chapter, and netted more than $80,000 forcharity. According to its 2006 federal tax return, the Michael VickFoundation provided 100 backpacks to poor children in Newport News andpaid for an after-school program in 2006.
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Posted on 1 April 2014 | 11:42 am
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick just launched a sports clothing line called V7 that will be sold exclusively at East Coast sporting goods chain, Modell's. He sure is making the most of his second chance in life and giving back to the community. The line includes athletic clothing such as T-shirts, shorts and tank tops. Some of the proceeds from the line will be donated...[Read More]
Posted on 23 March 2014 | 3:04 pm
Delivering passes, speeches and now scholarships are what Michael Vick does best. The students at Camelot selected Philadelphia Eagles quarterback to give their commencement speech. Vick received more votes than Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter in a poll among students at the five Philadelphia-area Camelot Schools to decide the graduation speaker. During the speech, Vick awarded two...[Read More]
Posted on 19 February 2014 | 2:25 pm
NFL quarterback Michael Vick is partnering up with entertainer Bow Wow on a new line of hair products put out by WaveMasterz. Though the website for the hair product line is still under construction, it does have a twitter account sporting a picture of the WaveMasterz logo with the words "by Bow Wow - Michael Vick under it. The twitter account already has over 3,500 followers as well...[Read More]
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