Ricky Williams discusses incident with Tyler police

Ricky Williams was involved in an incident with police in Tyler, Texas last week while he was in town for the Earl Campbell Award ceremony. The former Longhorns running back came to support Campbell and this year’s award winner, D’Onta Foreman. Williams says he arrived in Tyler about four hours before the ceremony at a local country club and decided to go for a walk outside...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Ricky Williams says he'd be a Hall of Famer if pot was legal

Ricky Williams’ name has become as synonymous with his marijuana advocacy as it is for his successful NFL career. So it shouldn’t come as much a surprise that the former running back believes his enshrinement in the Pro Football Hall of Fame would have been all but assured had marijuana been legal. Williams was making an appearance on Bill Simmons’ new HBO show, “Any Given...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
August 11, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Former Dolphin Ricky Williams hugs actual dolphin

Around his suspension and first retirement from the NFL, Ricky Williams played for the Miami Dolphins for about six seasons.  On his trip to the Grand Bahama Islands, however, Williams got to do one thing dolphin-related he’d never done before: swim with and hug the team’s namesake.  Maybe they can help with traumatic brain injuries... A photo posted by Ricky...
Via College Spun
July 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Ricky Williams says NFL drug tested him at least 500 times

Sports Illustrated is set to premiere its new Ricky Williams documentary, “Ricky Williams Takes the High Road” on July 13. And with that comes a lot of talk surrounding Williams’ use of marijuana. In a short excerpt released by SI, Williams claims that he holds “the world record for most drug tests.” The former NFL running back claims he was drug tested more than 500...
Via The Comeback
July 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Ricky Williams talks marijuana and the NFL with SI Films

Marijuana has played a large role in the life of college and NFL star running back Ricky Williams, with failed drug tests exiling him to play in the CFL, and he’s now going to be talking about both his relationship with the substance and its implications for the NFL in depth in a new exclusive film for Sports Illustrated. SI announced Thursday they’ll be premiering this film...
Via Awful Announcing
July 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Ricky Williams opening marijuana-friendly gym

Ricky Williams’ fondness of marijuana is nothing new, but now he’s taking it to the next level. Williams is partnering with Jim McAlpine to open what they believe will be the first cannabis-friendly gym. The gym is set to open this fall in San Francisco. But it won’t be a joke where people just toke up and mess around; they say the focus will be on actually working out. “It...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Ricky Williams gives up smoking pot, leaves friends 'disappointed'

Ricky Williams isn't planning on making another NFL comeback, but he wouldn't fail a drug test anymore if he did.  The 1998 Heisman Trophy winner, who was fined and suspended multiple times during his career with the Miami Dolphins for testing positive for marijuana, has given up smoking because he's not in pain or under the stress of playing football.  "When I go places, people...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Ricky Williams: People are let down when I turn down weed

Once a pothead, always a pothead. At least, that’s what people seem to think about former NFL running back Ricky Williams. Earlier this week, Williams was asked for his thoughts about the NFL changing its marijuana rules in the new league drug policy. The 37-year-old insists he would have never even ended up in the NFL’s drug program if the threshold for a positive test was...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

What If the Eagles Drafted Ricky Williams?

Leave it to Eagles fans to get pissed over the right decision. In 1999, Philadelphia chose Syracuse quarterback Donovan McNabb with the No. 2 overall pick, leading to a parade of boos from fans who wanted Heisman Trophy winner Ricky Williams. McNabb spent a decade as Philly’s quarterback; Williams had one of the strangest careers in NFL history. Needless to say, the Eagles aren’t...
Via The Sports Post
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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