Defining Moments: Former Tremendous Bowl hero on battle with alcohol dependancy

Billy Graham shares hope and the defining second that modified soccer participant David Tyree’s life.

When the New York Giants drafted David Tyree in 2003, "it was all the pieces that I used to be in search of," Tyree stated in "Defining Moments" with Billy Graham, accessible now on Fox Nation.

Nonetheless, issues took a flip for the soccer participant.

"Most individuals wish to suppose that cash would resolve all of your issues, and I discovered that the cash solely multiplied the evils that had been in my life," stated Tyree, finest identified for his memorable Tremendous Bowl XLII catch that propelled the New York Giants to an upset victory over New England. 

He stated cash gave him entry to all the pieces he "craved," from alcohol to marijuana to ladies.

"Possibly in instances previous I did not have marijuana and now I can purchase all of the marijuana that I wished," he stated. "I used to be one individual in public and a very totally different individual in personal."

Tyree stated his struggles with alcohol had been greater than getting wasted and having time.

"I used to be completely simply inebriated to the purpose the place I could not preserve my composure," he stated. "There have been instances the place my blackouts led me to locations the place I wakened the subsequent day bare in a mattress and never realizing what occurred the evening earlier than."

The participant additionally smoked weed "each single day" throughout his rookie yr after which started to promote the drug, which led to points with the legislation.

"I will always remember these sirens in my rearview mirror, the sound and the way my coronary heart dropped in that very second," he stated. "Being requested to get out of that automotive and them looking out the automotive and pulling out a half a pound of marijuana."

Tyree referred to as the second deflating.

"As I used to be being pulled into that Fort Lee jail cell, I spotted that I used to be damaged," he stated. "I used to be damaged and it was nobody to take a look at apart from myself."

Within the sequence, Graham seems to be at moments of questioning; of discovery; of brokenness. Expertise the tales of three people profitable of their careers but nonetheless trying to find hope; Jim Munroe, David Tyree and Lacey Sturm.

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Catie Perry is a manufacturing assistant for GaHealthy Digital.

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