High school:Palestine High (Palestine)
High school graduation year: 2004
High school stats:U.S. Army National Player of the Year (2004). 5,011 rushing yards, 55 touchdowns in two seasons.100-meter state champion (10.26 seconds, 2002).
College:University of Oklahoma
College stats:Unanimous AP All-American (2004). All-Big 12 (2004, 2005, 2006). 4,041 rushing yards, 42 TDs in three seasons.
After college:Drafted by Minnesota Vikings in the first round in 2007 (No. 7 overall)
Bottom line:Adrian Peterson only played two seasons of varsity football in high school and was the No. 1 overall prospect in the Class of 2004.
He was the Heisman Trophy runner-up as a true freshman.
Peterson, the 2012 NFL MVP, has $99.2 million in career earnings.