"His senior year we couldn't pass," says Palestine senior offensive tackle Joe George, "so other teams would load eight, nine men in the box. A.P. -- I'd call him A.P., not A.D., just to yank his chain -- got frustrated. He'd bitch, 'Y'all aren't blocking.' So one time we decided to teach him a lesson. We let all their guys through. After that he didn't talk much in the huddle."
Adrian Peterson 2004 Texas Relays
Consensus player of the year in high school football ... rushed for 2,960 yards on 252 attempts, an average of 11.7 yards per carry, and 32 touchdowns as a senior ... finished his 2002 campaign with 2,051 yards on 246 carries, an average of 8.3 yards per carry, and 22 touchdowns