Michael Vick – Then he signed on as quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles.
Produced in Newport News, Virginia, on June 26, 1980, quarterback Michael Vick showed early gift and attracted NFL focus while playing for Virginia Tech. Drafted by the Atlanta Falcons, he appeared to be meeting his promise until lousy selections and prohibited actions suspended his career.
Sportsman Michael Dwayne Vick was born on June 26, 1980, in Newport News, Virginia.
Despite their surroundings, Brenda and Michael ran a secure family. Michael, a sandblaster in the neighborhood shipyard who’d played football in his youth, appears to have had a particular premonition about his son. According to one report, upon Vick’s arrival his father cradled him in his arms, took him outside and held him upward toward the nighttime sky. “Behold the sole thing greater than yourself,” Michael afterward said, repeating the words Omoro discussed to his son, Kunta Kinte, in the film Roots.