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Adrian Peterson selected as the Hickok Belt™ Award winner

By on January 23, 2013

Adrian Peterson selected as the Hickok Belt™ Award winner for December 

Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings has been selected as the Hickok Belt Award winner for the month of December 2012. Voting was conducted by a select panel of members of the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association (NSSA). Peterson ran away with the award based on his performance in a month that saw him gain 861 yards as he carried the Vikings into the playoffs. Peterson finished December with a total of 2,097 rushing yards for the season, the second most all time.

Other finalists for the month of December in order of how the NSSA voters ranked them were: Peyton Manning (football), Lionel Messi (soccer), Juan Manuel Marquez (boxing), LeBron James (basketball), Marshawn Lynch (football), Tom Brady (football), Drew Brees (football), Kobe Bryant (basketball) and Graeme McDowell (golf).

Details for the award ceremony to honor the 2012 award winners and unveil this year’s overall Hickok Belt Award champion are being finalized. Event details, including ticket information for the event will be announced in the coming weeks. To learn more about the upcoming event as well as the history of the Hickok Belt Award visit