Breaking News Ex-NFL running back Ricky Watters — a 5-time Pro Bowler — has resigned from his job as a high school football coach in Orlando, FL in the wake of a school investigation into the former Super Bowl champ.
Watters had been on paid leave at Oak Ridge High School since September 20 … when the Orange County Public School district launched a private investigation — the details of which have not been released by the district.
But today, Watters announced his resignation from the job — telling WESH he was getting sick of the drama.
“There was a complaint that I used profanity on the sidelines,” Watters said … adding, “[the investigation] was just going on and on. I think it’s just best we clear it.”
Calls to school officials have not been returned.
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