In a recent interview with Campus Insiders, former NFL running back Ricky Williams, who is now an assistant coach at the University of Incarnate Word, stated that his publicized use of marijuana while playing was less of an “Achilles heel” and really more of a boost of sorts. In fact, the former Heisman Trophy winner went as far as to compare his use of marijuana to another type of green, Popeye's spinach. Say what? That got us thinking about other athletes, and what foods and vices they attribute to their on field performances. So, from Derrick Rose's affinity with Skittles to Wade Boggs’ love of chicken, check out, the Secret Ingredients Behind Your Favorite Athletes' Success.

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Written by Adam Silvers (@silversurfer103)