Ricky Williams calls weed 'spinach for Popeye'

Miami Dolphins running back Ricky Williams looks up Miami Dolphins running back Ricky Williams looks up at the scoreboard as officials review a play where Williams was tackled by New England Patriots linebacker Roman Phifer and kept running before being taken down again during a fourth quarter play. (Oct. 19, 2003) Photo Credit: AP, 2003

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Former NFL running back Ricky Williams now coaches running backs at University of Incarnate Word. He remains an "open book," he said, for his players.

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In an interview with Campus Insiders, Williams was asked his suspensions for marijuana. He disagreed with the notion that it was his "Achilles heel."

Watch the clip below.

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