Adrian Peterson

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Adrian Lewis Peterson (born March 21, 1985) is an American football running back for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Oklahoma, where he set the freshman rushing record with 1,925 yards during the 2004 season. Named a unanimous All-American that year, he became the first freshman to finish as a runner-up in the Heisman Trophy balloting. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Adrian Peterson has received more than 6,376,573 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Adrian Peterson is the 46th most popular american football player (down from 38th in 2019), the 15,056th most popular biography from United States (down from 11,772nd in 2019) and the 44th most popular American American Football Player.

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  • 41.59

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  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.45

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.06

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among american football players, Adrian Peterson ranks 46 out of 55. Before him are Alex Smith, Antonio Brown, Marshawn Lynch, Odell Beckham Jr., Philip Rivers, and Troy Polamalu. After him are Matt Ryan, Larry Fitzgerald, Hines Ward, Brian Urlacher, Ed Reed, and Calvin Johnson.

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Among people born in 1985, Adrian Peterson ranks 1,045Before him are Chiaki Minamiyama, Antonio Carlos da Silva Neto, Wang Xu, Kristi Vangjeli, Jaycee John Okwunwanne, and Anna Alminova. After him are Jordi Gómez, Gøril Snorroeggen, Olubayo Adefemi, Sayaka Hirano, Abdoul-Gafar Mamah, and Linda Villumsen.

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Among people born in United States, Adrian Peterson ranks 15,056 out of 15,968. Before him are Princess Leonore, Duchess of Gotland (2014), Ciara Renée (1990), Brandon Jones (1988), Toney Douglas (1986), Tahj Mowry (1986), and Kenya Moore (1971). After him are Quincy Acy (1990), Chris Daughtry (1979), Josh Hawley (1979), Bun B (1973), Daya (1998), and Collette Wolfe (1980).


Among american football players born in United States, Adrian Peterson ranks 44Before him are Julian Edelman (1986), Alex Smith (1984), Antonio Brown (1988), Marshawn Lynch (1986), Odell Beckham Jr. (1992), and Troy Polamalu (1981). After him are Matt Ryan (1985), Larry Fitzgerald (1983), Brian Urlacher (1978), Ed Reed (1978), Calvin Johnson (1985), and J. J. Watt (1989).

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