A few years ago, Michael Vick was one of the National Football League's biggest stars.
His No. 7 jersey was one of the best-sellers in the NFL, he had beaten Brett Favre and the Packers at Green Bay in a 2003 playoff game, and his signature sneakers and Nike commercials (remember the "Michael Vick Experience" theme, anyone?) were memorable--at the time.
The man from Newport News, Virginia, electrified the crowds at Lane Stadium in Blacksburg, the hometown of the Virginia Tech Hokies. He later translated his then-wunderkind game to unbelievable heights in Atlanta at the Georgia Dome. But yet...
At first, small cracks (remember the marijuana incident at the airport in Miami?) started to display. Then his world came tumbling down when all his fortunes and fame were stripped away for his involvement (and inability to 'fess up) in dogfighting.
Michael Vick has found himself in a bit of a bind again lately, but we'll discuss this all in the following 10 mistakes that led to Vick's downfall.