Among Top 100 Player on the National Football League Network, Adrian Lewis Peterson is a star football running back from America. As a footballer of the Minnesota Vikings, he was chosen to play at the 2007 NFL Draft. Peterson won the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year and MVP Award for his play in the Pro Bowl, became the fifth fastest player with 5,000 yard in 2010 and the sixth fastest player with 8,000 yards. In spite of his leg injury in 2011, he still made effort the next year and received the Most Valuable Player Award for his performance and contribution.
Born in Palestine, Texas, Peterson is the son of Bonita Brown and Nelson Peterson, both are stars athletes at college. After the death of the elder brother and also his best friend when he was 7, Peterson played sports to overcome the pain and then he found his passion for football. At age 12, he became the star of a football team trained by his father and played at Pop Warner Football program.
Peterson’s wife is Ashley Peterson and he has six children with different women.