Screwston, Texas

King of Nothing Has Something to Be Proud of

Two weeks after trying to kill himself, Daren Napier went to training camp.

He had recently graduated from St. John's School, a prestigious, mostly white Houston private school nestled in River Oaks. He was going to play football for Columbia University. But before he was set to leave for college and summer training in New York, he took a month's supply of his ADHD medication -- 2700 mg.

"I went [to school] straight out of the psych ward," Napier says. "The first time I talked to my coach was fresh out of the hospital."

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Aaron Reiss
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