MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) Adrian Peterson is coming to a breakfast table near you.
The Vikings running back is appearing on three limited-edition Wheaties boxes, one of which is released this week.READ MORE: Maple Grove Man Convicted Of Murder In Wife's Shooting Death
According to Wheaties marketing manager Jim Wilson, A.P. is a natural fit for their product.
“Adrian embodies the heart of a champion whether he’s scoring touchdowns or giving back to his community,” Wilson said.READ MORE: ‘Our Business is Down Over 50%’: Deadly St. Paul Bar Shooting Impacts Surrounding Businesses
Peterson says he’s honored to appear on the iconic cereal box.
“I never thought that as a kid that I would actually be on the same box that once had my childhood heroes on it,” Peterson said. “I am blessed and fortunate to have such an incredible honor.”MORE NEWS: None Hurt After Shots Fired Inside Plymouth Movie Theater
The first Adrian Peterson Wheaties box is now available in stores.