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Report: Mallett admits drug use to NFL teams

Posted on: April 18, 2011 2:49 pm
Edited on: April 18, 2011 3:10 pm
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Posted by Josh Katzowitz

Apparently, former Arkansas QB Ryan Mallett has had some stunning confessions in the lead-up to the NFL draft. As Pro Football Weekly reports, Mallett has admitted to using drugs to prospective employers.

Yet, he struck a different tone while talking to KRJ radio in Seattle earlier today, when Mallett described why he felt he got a raw deal from NFL.com’s Albert Breer in a previous story that discussed some teams’ concerns about his off-field activities.

Said Mallett (via sportsradiointerviews.com) : “Because Albert [Breer] doesn’t know me. Yeah, Albert doesn’t know me and Albert’s never been around me. Albert doesn’t know what kind of guy I am. That’s why I love these visits, being around the team, so they can see what kind of guy I am and what kind of person I am because all these reports about all this other stuff is mind boggling to me. I don’t know where he gets his information, but to me he got false information.”

Which naturally transitions us into today’s PFW report about Mallett's supposed drug use. One GM told PFW’s Nolan Nawrocki that it was the first time he ever heard a draftee admit that, and a league executive told him that he wouldn’t take Mallett at any point in the draft.

For the record, Breer’s story ran in early January, and the mention of Mallett’s off-field activities was 17 words long.

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Since: Aug 9, 2009
Posted on: April 19, 2011 10:42 am
 

Report: Mallett admits drug use to NFL teams

Personally i think he showed character by admitting it during the interviews to his potential next boss. He was in college and made some bad decisions. He doesnt owe reporters or anyone else an explanation other than his potential next team. Let him move on with his life and lets see if he truly was a dumb college kid or if this is a bigger issue. Either way only time will tell.



Since: Jun 2, 2009
Posted on: April 19, 2011 10:11 am
 

Report: Mallett admits drug use to NFL teams

"The difference with alcohol is that people socially drink without letting it impairing their senses.  With pot, isn't that the point?"

Are you serious?  People socially drink specifically to impair their senses - so they have a little less inhibitions.  And just b/c it's legal doesn't mean it's ok, what kind of sheep are you.  Cigarettes are legal too.

Alcohol was also prohibited in the 20s.  by your logic, it was ok before then, then alcohol was bad, then it was good again when prohobition was repealed.  does that make any sense.

Think for yourself man



Since: Jun 2, 2009
Posted on: April 19, 2011 10:06 am
 

Report: Mallett admits drug use to NFL teams

And this is why this country is the way it is.  League execs were shocked he was not some robot who said all the things someone coached him to say.  Then they get their panties all up in a bunch when he turns out to be a liar. 

THen this guy comes along and is brutally candid and honest.  But he's the bad guy.

It takes a man to come clean and be honest.

Good for you, Mallett.  That says all I need to know about you.




Since: Mar 6, 2007
Posted on: April 19, 2011 10:05 am
 

Report: Mallett admits drug use to NFL teams

The US Government is spending millions going after Bonds for not telling the truth.  Mallett tells the truth and gets blasted by the media and it is spun to make him out to being a thug pot head. 

FACTS are he did not fail one drug screen at the University of Arkansas in over 2 years.  That is documented factual evidence that any NFL team can have access to at anytime. 

He will be drafted by either Minnesota or Miami in the first round. 



Since: Oct 5, 2006
Posted on: April 19, 2011 10:04 am
 

Report: Mallett admits drug use to NFL teams

I was gonna go to the draft ..but then i got high...I was gonna make millions then I got high ,then I got high, then I got high ....



Since: Sep 28, 2006
Posted on: April 19, 2011 9:40 am
 

Report: Mallett admits drug use to NFL teams

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Since: Oct 19, 2006
Posted on: April 19, 2011 9:28 am
 

Report: Mallett admits drug use to NFL teams

Big deal. At least the kid is honest. Not too long ago we had a President of the United States who said, "I didn't inhale!". Yeah.



Since: Oct 29, 2007
Posted on: April 19, 2011 9:15 am
 

Report: Mallett admits drug use to NFL teams

It is illegal because  of the propaganda and yellow journalism that spread across the country in the late 30's.  Marijuana is no more harmful and probably less so than alcohol.

Then get off your hippie high horse and get changed.  The difference with alcohol is that people socially drink without letting it impairing their senses.  With pot, isn't that the point?  Bottom line is that it still is illegal whether you like it or not.  The issue here is not whether it should be legalized,  but why someone would readily admit to illegal drug use.  It looks like he's ashamed of it b/c he's denying it now.  This shows at least he has a conscience. 
 


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Since: Jul 7, 2008
Posted on: April 19, 2011 8:55 am
 

Report: Mallett admits drug use to NFL teams

Can it be? A college kid took drugs? No Way!



Since: Jul 28, 2008
Posted on: April 19, 2011 7:25 am
 

Report: Mallett admits drug use to NFL teams

Well, that seals the deal.  The Bengals are definately going to draft him now!  Who cares at least he's honest.



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