Michael Vick Opens Up About His Triumphant Return to Football
'I prayed for another opportunity,' he said.
After months of negotiating an interview, Uptown Magazine got football star Michael Vick to open up about his triumphant return to the game he loves.
“[Two years ago], I was happy just to be on a team. When I was in prison, I prayed for another opportunity. And when I signed with the Eagles, that opportunity had come," Vick told the glossy. "I was ecstatic at that point, and I’m even happier now.”
Vick also revealed that he was nervous to be on any team, especially after he was sentenced to 23 months in prison for running a dog fighting operation. Still, Philadelphia welcomed Vick with open arms.
“It was awesome. When I was running out onto the field I was listening to see what the reaction was going to be, I was very pleased,” Vick said about his return. “I really didn’t expect that reaction, but I was very thankful.”
Read more about Michael Vick's revealing interview in the October/November issue of Uptown on newsstands now.