Rex Chapman and Ryan Leaf have a surprising amount in common, especially when it comes to their own battles with OxyContin addiction at the end of their careers. Heisman finalist Ryan Leaf joins Rex on Charges to discuss: growing up in Great Falls, Montana (3:25), transitioning from basketball to football (8:30), Washington State & his Heisman campaign (11:15), dealing with fame in college while getting ready for the pros (15:05), self esteem issues & if he could have been successful in the NFL (20:50), the moment when everything changed for his career (24:04), his relationship with painkillers, addiction & getting arrested (27:07), going to prison (34:23), how drug addiction is handled in America (40:34), having a brain tumor cut out & becoming a better person (42:38), what keeps him going (45:06), starting his own show & upcoming projects (47:45), what football means to him now (49:35), if he could do it all over again (52:33) and so much more.
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Charges is created by CTRL Media & Portal A. It's produced by DBPodcasts in association with iHeartMedia.
Executive Producers: Steve Nash, Brandon Kraines, Ezra Holland, Nate Houghteling and Todd Barrish.
Charges with Rex Chapman Theme Music
Artist: Illegal Kartel (@illegal_kartel_mikal_shakur)
Produced by: Gene Crenshaw (@yuyuthemaker) and Draft (@Draft3009)
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