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Ex-NFL Star Ricky Williams Believes He Set the Record for Most Career Drug Tests

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 Ricky Williams #34 of the Miami Dolphins carries the ball in the second quarter against the New England Patriots on November 8, 2009 at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Elsa/Getty Images)
Ricky Williams #34 of the Miami Dolphins carries the ball in the second quarter against the New England Patriots on November 8, 2009, at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Elsa/Getty Images)

Former NFL running back Ricky Williams is the all-time leading rusher for the Miami Dolphins. He also claims to have a less prestigious record under his belt: most career drug tests. Substance abuse policies continue to trouble professional football players from Johnny Manziel to Karlos Williams (no relation to Ricky), but their indiscretions pale in comparison to the ex-Dolphin’s.

In a new documentary from Sports Illustrated Films, Williams opens about his drug use and all the tests he received. He estimates he was tested some 500 times. Williams was suspended for testing positive for marijuana in 2004 (his third time), missed the entire 2006 season (his fourth time), and reportedly, even when he was applying for reinstatement in 2007. Watch the documentary below.