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The return of a legend
GSU football great Adrian Peterson visits Statesboro for his autobiography release
Peterson's presence at Paulson Stadium before the Sept. 29 game against Samford draws a crowd.
For more than two decades, an undersized running back out of Gainesville, Fla., and eventual Georgia Southern University football Hall-of-Famer Adrian Peterson overcame a litany of challenges. Most of them were on the football field — injuries, a career-long battle to receive more playing time and men twice his size barreling toward him, hunting something to hit. He confronted the issues like he would a Furman linebacker — head-on — and usually savored the same result: success.
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