Johnny Jolly & Purple Drank: ESPN goes Outside the Lines : Packers Insider

Johnny Jolly & Purple Drank: ESPN goes Outside the Lines

June 27, 2010 by  
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June 27, 2010, by Brian E Murphy

~They call it “The City of Syrup”. Johnny Jolly might have coughed away his multi-million dollar NFL career because of it.

ESPN aired a documentary about the relatively unkown drug, purple syrup, that’s actually quite popular amongst many pro athletes and many residents of Houston. Lil Wayne, 36 Mafia. Johnny Jolly is the latest big name from the inner-city black ghetto’s to join the wave.

What Jolly was arrested for two years ago is part of a concoction that consists of prescription cough syrup, Sprite and Jolly Ranchers. No pun intended, Jolly.

Substance abuse is a constant issue in sports, but the use of one popular drug,"Purple Drank," has remained relatively unknown. Johhny Jolly may have changed that.

ESPN’s report is here

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