Except for an occasional story, Michael Vick has been out of the public eye lately, as his huge stats for the federal prison football team don't get a lot of press.

But the former NFL star quarterback, who is eligible for early release July 20 after doing time for federal dogfighting charges, is eager to get back in the game.

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Looks like former Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick is following in O.J. Simpson's footsteps by shopping a book about his rise from poverty to stardom and the misadventures that landed one of football's greatest talents behind bars.

A proposed memoir of Vick's rise from poverty to stardom would likely be an attempt to show the NFL that he's sorry enough to be let back in the league.

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If you thought there couldn't be much else out there that would damage the image of Michael Vick more than he already has, well, think again!

Records show the disgraced former NFL star dropped a staggering $201,840 on the same day he reported to federal prison on dogfighting charges.

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Former NFL star quarterback Michael Vick pleaded guilty Tuesday to a state dogfighting charge, which ironically will help him become eligible for an early release from federal prison and hasten his return to pro football.

Vick pleaded guilty to one charge and not guilty to a second that was then dropped. The former Atlanta Falcons QB was handed a three-year suspended sentence.

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And by raking in the cash, we mean not, obvs.

According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Vick has a monthly income of $277.69 - not including his paltry prison paycheck - while monthly bills to maintain just one of his Virginia homes total approximately $12,225.

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Incarcerated NFL star Michael Vick is playing some football again, albeit with slightly lower stakes and with guys who are a bit less talented.

Falcons owner Arthur Blank has been communicating by letter with Vick, who is being held at the United States Penitentiary in Leavenworth, Kansas.

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So many celebrity mug shots, so little time. Some of 2007's sensational arrests of Hollywood stars were so memorable, it feels as though they happened yesterday.

Well, with the exception of Michelle Rodriguez, none of the celebrity mug shots in our growing gallery were actually taken yesterday. But let's take a look back at some of the best booking photos from 2007. You'll see some themes developing ...

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Michael Vick, one of the highest paid and highest profile players in the National Football League, was officially sentenced to 23 months in jail Monday.

The star Atlanta Falcons quarterback was given the prison sentence for his role in a dogfighting ring operating on his property in rural Virginia. The sentence was longer than the 12-to-18-month sentence recommended by the government.

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Michael Vick Biography

Michael Vick Photo Michael Vick is the troubled, former quarterback of the Atlanta Falcons of the NFL, and a former All-American at Virginia Tech. The man... More »
Born
Birthplace
Newport News, Virginia
Full Name
Michael Dwayne Vick