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Ryan Shazier Chasing Different Dreams Now

  • In 2017, Ryan Shazier was temporarily paralyzed from the waist down after a routine tackle in a game against the Cincinnati Bengals.
  • Shazier has regained the use of his legs, and has launched his own personal medical marijuana brand — Steel City Greats.
(Adam Cairns / The Columbus Dispatch)

In 2017, NFL linebacker Ryan Shazier suffered a spinal cord injury that temporarily paralyzed him from the waist-down, bringing his once-promising career to a sudden halt. Shazier has regained the use of his legs, and while his football days are over — his career is just getting started. Shazier joins Front Office Sports Today to talk about his incredible personal triumph, his continued love for the game of football, and his current business ventures — including launching his own medical marijuana line, hosting a podcast — and pursuing a future in the broadcast booth.

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