POSTED: Saturday, February 2, 2013 - 9:20pm
UPDATED: Saturday, February 2, 2013 - 11:02pm
Palestine native and Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson has been named the 2012 NFL's Most Valuable Player.
The East Texan fell only 9 yards short of the single season rushing record, just months after he required extensive knee surgery.
Peterson was also named Offensive Player of the Year.