Earl Campbell talks about overcoming his addiction to pain killers

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by KHOU Web

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Posted on November 9, 2012 at 8:11 PM

Updated Friday, Nov 9 at 8:20 PM

Earl Campbell discussed Friday his long road to sobriety after becoming addicted to pain killers he took following back surgery. The Hall of Fame running back was very candid about his addiction and being sober for three years. Campbell, known as “The Tyler Rose” during his playing days at the University of Texas and with the Houston Oilers, explained how is sons stepped in and talked him into checking into a rehab facility.
 

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