Former MSU Fullback James Moore Opens Up About Cocaine Usage

Jun 2, 2017

On this emotional edition of the S.W.A.P. Meet, former Spartan fullback James Moore, a member of the 1988 MSU Rose Bowl championship team, opens up about his decade-long battle with cocaine addiction.


James Moore (Left) and "Current Sports" host Al Martin (right).
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This week's edition of "The S.W.A.P. Meet with James Moore" we tackle the news that came out Monday pertaining to Tiger Woods being arrested in Jupiter, FL. on a DUI charge. Woods was found asleep at the wheel of his car and claimed he had an unsolicited reaction to pain medication.

Moore, who was coaching and working with children as he battled cocaine addiction, uses his past experiences with drugs as a tool in relaying advice to Woods and all those who are struggling. He retells a sobering experience he had involving his daughter late one night that brought him a sense of conviction, and instilled in him the realization that he needed to reach out for help. Moore hopes that the DUI charge for Woods can act as that defining moment. 

The segment premiered on the Friday, June 2, 2017 edition of "Current Sports with Al Martin." The show can be heard daily from 1-2 p.m. on AM 870 and FM 94.5, or online at wkar.org.