Errick Lynne "Ricky" Williams, Jr. (born May 21, 1977 in San Diego, California) is an American football running back for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League. He was drafted by the New Orleans Saints fifth overall in the 1999 NFL Draft. He played college football at the University of Texas, where he was a two-time All-American (1997 and 1998) and won the 1998 Heisman Trophy as the most outstanding player in college football.
I just saw the ESPN/Levi's 30 for 30 documentary, "Run Ricky Run." Ricky Williams is a great case study in how eastern and western spirituality and psychology helped an American athlete deal with avoidance, narcissism and other people's judgemental negativity to gain balance, individuality, acceptance. Dude has had to go through his family breaking up and a case where his father was accused of sexually exploiting him. He admits … more