Former NFL Quarterback, Ryan Leaf discusses his rise to stardom at Washington State to being drafted second behind Peyton Manning in the 1998 NFL Draft. Widely considered a draft bust, Ryan Leaf takes us through the journey from NFL stardom to drug addiction, and ultimately the floor of a State Prison.
Bust: Chapter 10 - Freedom
Ryan walks out of prison after 32 months as a free man. With limited options and limited money he begins his sobriety journey in Southern California.
Bust: Chapter 9 - Prison
Ryan starts his 32 month sentence in prison. After 2 years of sitting alone in his cell, Ryan finds his calling and begins helping prisoners learn how to read. He also starts to prepare himself for the inevitable, life on the outside and the road to redemption.
Bust: Chapter 8 - The Brain Tumor
Ryan continues to struggle with his addiction to Vicodin. His situation becomes worse as he learns that he has a brain tumor.
Bust: Chapter 7 - The Fugitive
After being picked up at the Canadian border while trying to turn himself in to face charges in Texas, Ryan once again finds himself a national top news story.
Bust: Chapter 6 - In Treatment
After his first brush with the law, Ryan Leaf agrees to get help in a treatment facility but all does not go as planned.
Bust: Chapter 5 - Painkiller
Ryan Leaf discusses life after football, life in the public eye after failing to meet expectations and his first bout with his toughest opponent of all, Vicodin.
Ryan Leaf Podcast
This podcast needs all the exposure possible. Unbelievably transparent. What a ride!
I was hooked. What an amazing journey. MUST LISTEN for any football fan.
I had to listen to every episode in a single day
This podcast is incredibly inspirational and at the same time as entertaining as any binge worthy show in the podcast universe. This is something special. Thank you Ryan.