Ryan Leeff, Washington's former defender, and NFL number 2, whose career is tortured by drug addicts and who is in jail, joins ESPN as a college football analyst. along with game performer Clay Matvick, according to ESPN. His games will be televised on ESPN2 and ESPU. He works for the Pac-12 network last season and hosts a show on Pac-12 on SiriusXM.
"Ryan has survived the tops and falls in the football game by running it. He is able to connect with a wide range of situations where players can turn out to be, "Said Lee Fitting, ESPN's senior vice president of production, in a statement Sunday. "He will be able to rely on these experiences ̵
Leaf was All Americans in Washington State and brought Kuwairs to Rose Bowl in the 1997 season. He also finished third in the Heisman Trophy's vote this year.
The San Diego contestants chose Leaf with number 2 at the 1998 draft. However, he will only spend two seasons with the chargers. His time with the chargers will be overshadowed by bad play, dressing rooms and injuries. In 2001, he worked with Dallas Cowboys, but played only four games. He was in the same class as Peyton Manning, Randy Moss, Hines Ward, and Charles Woodson. in Texas.
After being released from prison in 2014, Liff has restored his life on rails and has taken steps to broadcast. The former quarterback, who earned a journalism diploma from Murrow's school in Washington, watched ESPN Greg McElroy for one game last season and this led to an ESPN audition in March.
"Five years ago, sitting in a prison cell, I would never have imagined being part of ESPN and Disney Corporation," he told Associated Press. "If you'd told me that, I'd say you were absolutely crazy. And I can not believe it. Every night I put my head with a lot of thanks. "
The Associated Press contributed to this report.