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Ricky Williams says he retired due to poor quarterback play

AP Image Ricky Williams, the former running back for the New Orleans Saints, Miami Dolphins and Baltimore Ravens has revealed why he retired for the first time in 2004 while a member of the Dolphins.  It was down to one simple thing.  Quarterbacks. In 2003, the Dolphins started three quarterbacks – Sage Rosenfels, Jay Fielder and Brian Griese (son of former Dolphins legend, Bob...
Via Down and Distance
13 hours ago  |  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...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
6 days ago  |  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...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Ricky Williams lands job coaching at Texas school

Ricky Williams won a Heisman Trophy in college and was a Pro Bowler during his time in the NFL. Now the former running back has landed a coacing job. Williams, 36, has landed a job coaching running backs at the Universtiy of the Incarnate World in San Antonio, TX. UT sports information director John Bianco says Williams has agreed to work with running backs at UIW on his days off...
Via Tireball.com
July 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Ricky Williams to Coach at University of Incarnate Word

Former Heisman Trophy winner Ricky Williams will be back on the gridiron come fall. The running back will join the coaching staff at the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas, according to Pete Roussel of Coaching Search. The Cardinals are joining the FCS Southland Conference for the 2013 season. Williams was the 1998 Heisman Trophy winner while at the University...
Via NESN.com
July 17, 2013  |  Discuss
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Williams weighs in on concussions

Running back Ricky Williams said he disagrees with the conclusion drawn from evidence that states concussions inevitably lead to brain trauma later in life. 

Via The Victory Formation
May 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Ricky Williams placed on reserve/retired list

The Baltimore Ravens placed running back Ricky Williams on the reserve/retired list last Friday. By placing Williams on the reserve/retired list, the Ravens would retain Williams’ rights should he return for the 2012 season. Williams, 34, is under contract through next season, but Baltimore gets to take his $1.5 million base salary off its salary [...]
Via The Purple Chaos
March 05, 2012  |  Discuss
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