Former All-American Admits To Steriod Use

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Tuesday Sept. 30, 2008
NEW YORK (AP) -- Former NFL draft bust Tony Mandarich says he used steroids at Michigan State and faked a drug test before the 1988 Rose Bowl.

He also says during an interview on "Inside the NFL" that will
air Wednesday on Showtime that he did not use steroids in the NFL
but was addicted to alcohol and painkillers.

Mandarich says he provided a fake urine sample to evade
detection before the '88 Rose Bowl in which Michigan State beat
Southern California 20-17. Mandarich says he can't confirm a report
that other players did the same.

The offensive lineman was the second overall pick in 1989 by the
Packers. He lasted just three years with Green Bay amid rumors of
steroid use.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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