Vikings say won't trade disgruntled Harvin

Vikings say won't trade disgruntled Harvin

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., June 20 (UPI) -- Minnesota Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman said Wednesday the team wants to keep receiver Percy Harvin, who has expressed unhappiness with his situation.

NFL: Atlanta 24, Minnesota 14

ATLANTA, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Matt Ryan hurled a trio of fourth-quarter touchdown passes Sunday, staking the Atlanta Falcons to a 24-14 victory over Minnesota.

Chargers kicker Kaeding out rest of year

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- San Diego kicker Nate Kaeding, who injured a ligament trying to make a tackle on the first play of the season, is now out for the year, the team said Monday.
Vikings' Harvin out of hospital

Vikings' Harvin out of hospital

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Minnesota Vikings receiver Percy Harvin was out of the hospital Friday, a day after vomiting and collapsing on the field during practice.
Vikings receiver collapses during practice

Vikings receiver collapses during practice

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Minnesota wide receiver Percy Harvin collapsed during practice Thursday and was taken to a hospital by ambulance, the Vikings said.
Vikings' Harvin collapses at practice

Vikings' Harvin collapses at practice

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Minnesota Vikings receiver Percy Harvin collapsed at practice at the NFL team's facility in suburban Minneapolis Thursday, Coach Brad Childress said.

Vikings' Harvin still plagued by migraines

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Migraine headaches could cause Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Percy Harvin to miss Sunday's NFC championship game at New Orleans.
Report: Harvin's migraines worry Vikings

Report: Harvin's migraines worry Vikings

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- The migraines plaguing Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Percy Harvin are a headache for the NFL team.

NFL: Minnesota 36, Chicago 10

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- Brett Favre threw three first-half touchdown passes Sunday and the Minnesota Vikings went on to bury the Chicago Bears 36-10.

NFL: Minnesota 35, Seattle 9

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Brett Favre threw four touchdown passes and the Minnesota Vikings ran their record to 9-1 Sunday with a 35-9 blowout of the Seattle Seahawks.

Report: Harvin affected by migraines

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Dynamic Minnesota Vikings rookie Percy Harvin has been plagued by migraine headaches, the (Minneapolis) Star-Tribune reported Thursday.

NFL: Minesota 27, San Francisco 24

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Brett Favre's 32-yard scoring pass to Greg Lewis with 2 seconds to play Sunday gave the Minnesota Vikings a stunning 27-24 win over the San Francisco 49ers.

NFL: Minnesota 27, Detroit 13

DETROIT, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Brett Favre passed for two scores and Adrian Peterson ran for another Sunday, leading Minnesota over Detroit 27-13 -- the Lions' 19th consecutive defeat.

NFL: Minnesota 34, Cleveland 20

CLEVELAND, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Adrian Peterson ran for three touchdowns and Brett Favre threw a scoring pass Sunday for Minnesota, which throttled the Cleveland Browns 34-20.

Report: Debose out with hamstring injury

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Promising freshman Florida wide receiver Andre Debose is out for the season with a torn hamstring tendon, the Gainesville Sun reported Wednesday.
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Percy Harvin
Gators freshman wide receiver Percy Harvin makes a 14 yard reception and a first down during the first quarter of play against LSU in Gainesville, Florida on October 7, 2006. (UPI Photo/Ralph Notaro)

William Percival "Percy" Harvin, III (born May 28, 1988) is an American football wide receiver for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League. He was voted Offensive Rookie of the Year for the 2009/10 season by the Associated Press.

Harvin played college football at the University of Florida when the Gators won two BCS national championships. He attended and played football for Landstown High School in Virginia Beach, Virginia, where his team won the Virginia High School State Championship in 2004.

Percy was born to William Percival Harvin, Jr. and wife Linda in Virginia Beach, Virginia, where after his father's departure, he lived with his mother, and his older sister Lintera. His mother Linda ran a daycare out of their home as Percy helped with the children. Percy's mother ran track at Princess Anne High School in Virginia Beach and later coached an AAU track team. His sister, Lintera, also ran track, both at Salem High School in Virginia Beach and at Eastern Michigan University. As a child, Percy was a gifted natural athlete with boundless energy, whose prowess was first noted as a six-year old flag football participant. In 2000, at age 12, he was a member of the National Champion 4x100m relay team in the Midget (11-12) Age Group. At age 13, he played for Coach Bruce Pearl and the Virginia Beach Mustangs Pop Warner football team where he led the team to a Pop Warner National Championship.

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