GREGORY SMITH, Associated Press
April 22, 2001
Michael Vick looks over toward his mother as he speaks during a news conference with Atlanta Falcons Head Coach Dan Reeves, right, Sunday, April 22, 2001 at the Falcons training facility in Flowery Branch, Ga. The Atlanta Falcons made quarterback Michael Vick of Virginia Tech, considered the best athlete in the NFL 2001 draft, the top pick on April 21, 2001. The Falcons traded up for the right to pick first after the San Diego Chargers were unable to work out a deal with Vick.