Percy Harvin (percy_harvin) from Minnesota Vikings
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Percy Harvin is a Wide Receiver for the Minnesota Vikings.
Percy Harvin, III was born in Virginia Beach, Virginia on May 28th, 1988. He attended Landstown High School where he excelled at football as well as basketball and track. During his high school career Percy scored 77 touchdowns, accounting for more points than any player in the history of South Hampton Roads, and played a major role in advancing his team to three consecutive Group AAA Division 6 state football championships.
Percy played college football at the University of Florida and helped the Gators win two National Championships. In his three seasons at the University of Florida, Percy made 133 catches for 1,929 yards and 13 touchdowns, and rushed the ball 194 times for 1,852 yards and 19 touchdowns. With 32 career touchdowns, Percy has the most ever by a University of Florida wide receiver. Percy averaged an astounding 9.5 yards per carry as a running back, and averaged 11.6 yards overall (running back, receiver, return man).
Percy was selected in the first round (22nd overall) by the Minnesota Vikings in the 2009 NFL Draft. He was the fourth wide receiver selected in the 2009 draft. In August of 2009, Percy signed a five-year, $14.5 million contract with the Vikings.
In his rookie season, Percy became one of quarterback Brett Favre's favorite targets. Percy is the first Viking ever to score a touchdown in each of his first three games. Percy was selected as the NFL's Rookie of the Week in his 7th and 8th weeks of the 2009 season, and on January 14, he was named Sporting News' 2009 NFL Rookie of the Year.