From the Lincoln Journal-Star:

"Grant Wistrom's motor constantly ran hot on the playing field. He breathed fire. You always heard that about the Nebraska football legend.

He played every down as if it were his last. You heard that, too. But most people don't take the next step in the conversation and wonder how such intense competitors wind down after games. It can't be easy for everyone. For Wistrom, the coming-down process could be awful. He often would be physically ill from nerves or just sheer intensity. In a game's immediate aftermath, he could be edgy and unpleasant around even friends and family. It was sometimes miserable, he says.

About two years into an NFL career that lasted from 1998 to 2006, Wistrom discovered something that helped greatly.

Marijuana became a remedy." Keep reading