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Harvin Up For Pepsi Rookie Of The Year Honors

Posted by Mike Wobschall on January 8, 2010 – 2:27 pm

Earlier this week, Vikings WR Percy Harvin was named the Associated Press’ Offensive Rookie of the Year. Now, the speedy and elusive play-maker is up for another rookie of the year award.

Harvin, who set a franchise record for all-purpose yardage with 2,081 combined rushing/receiving/return yards, is 1 of 5 finalists for Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year honors. The other 4 finalists are Bills S Jairus Byrd, Texans LB Brian Cushing, Packers LB Clay Matthews and RavensT Michael Oher.

You can vote for Harvin by clicking here.

The 22nd pick in last April’s draft, Harvin quickly emerged as one of the league’s most electrifying play-makers. He became the first Viking ever to record 2 kickoff return TDs in a season and career and he was 2nd on the team with 60 receptions.

Harvin was named Pepsi Rookie of the Week 7 times during the regular season.


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8 Responses to “Harvin Up For Pepsi Rookie Of The Year Honors”

  1. By m. andre on Jan 8, 2010 | Reply

    Pepsi Rookie of the Year honors? I’ll drink to that, Go P-E-R-C-Y 12.

  2. By paul on Jan 8, 2010 | Reply

    Any one of those players on the defensive side would be a better choice than Percy.

    Percy is a part time player that missed several games.
    Those defensive players are STUDS, that play just about every down and game
    .

  3. By VikingsDefenseFan on Jan 9, 2010 | Reply

    Percy missed one game paul. Plus you don’t get over 2,000 all purpose yards for half assing.

  4. By Kevin McCabe on Jan 9, 2010 | Reply

    Bret should have been with us since day 1, but he took a wrong turn to greenbay. now, where ya been bret!, we bin waiting for you for 15 years!!. but you know minnesota loves the returning of their lost son, Brett

  5. By TOM S. on Jan 9, 2010 | Reply

    Brad Childress
    congrats on picking
    THE BEST
    1ST ROUND PICK OF THE DRAFT .

    Tom S.

  6. By Portia11 on Jan 9, 2010 | Reply

    Followed you from the Gators to the Vikings-2 great teams you make even
    better. CONGRATS!!

  7. By SkolVikings on Jan 9, 2010 | Reply

    Lost son? Really?

    Oh, Paul, EVERY DOWN? What about when the team is on offense? You don’t think there’s any down roatation with defensive players?

  8. By Tro on Jan 9, 2010 | Reply

    Paul go back to Green Bay. Way to go Percy

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