Bevo Beat

The latest Longhorn news and notes from the Austin American-Statesman.

Texas running back Ricky Williams (11) scampers for yardage during the first half against Pitt during his rookie season with the Longhorns in 1995. (Larry Kolvoord/American-Statesman)


Ricky Williams: How cannabis will save the NFL

Posted February 1st, 2016

Former Texas great and Heisman Trophy winner Ricky Williams spoke on two subjects that he has some experience on: the NFL and cannabis.

Williams, who recently joined the cast of “Celebrity Apprentice,” was part of a  former NFL player panel at the 2016 High Times SoCal Medical Cannabis Cup this past weekend that was titled “How Cannabis Will Save the NFL.”

Williams was on stage with former Pro Bowl offensive tackle Kyle Turley.


Here’s what he had to say:


Access to Hookem+ is included with an Austin American-Statesman subscription in addition to and the ePaper edition. Subscribe today at