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Michael Vick's Historic Upset | Falcons vs. Packers 2002 NFC Wild Card P...

MICHAEL VICK AT HIS BEST.....BEATING THE PACKERS...

Michael Dwayne Vick (born June 26, 1980) is an American football quarterbackwho is a free agent. 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, the first African-American quarterback ever to be taken first overall. In six seasons with the Falcons, he gained wide popularity for his performance on the field, and led the Falcons to the playoffs twice. For his performance, Vick became known as the "Top Dog". During his tenure with Atlanta, Vick was selected to three Pro Bowls. He has also played for Philadelphia Eagles, New York Jets and Pittsburgh Steelers.



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