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The NFL combine tends to be an opportunity for teams to really get inside the minds of potential prospects. Tyrann Mathieu is a prime example of just why some team’s take such a strong approach. The Patriots are one of those teams, well known for walking a fine line during their interviews with players. And that holds true with the former LSU cornerback. Mathieu joined the NFL Network’s NFL Live on Thursday to discuss his draft process thus far, and he pegged the Patriots as the most aggressive team in the meeting room. He pointed to intense questioning about his marijuana addiction and was asked repeatedly ‘why he wouldn’t change.’ While Bill Belichick is known for doing extensive background checks on players entering the Patriots’ system, Mathieu said the head coach wasn’t one of the two Patriots personnel to interview him. He didn’t reveal exactly who was in the room. The Patriots have been known to ask some strange questions while interviewing prospects, including linebacker Jer...

Mathieu: I was best player at Combine

Tyrann "Honey Badger" Mathieu believes he put on quite a show during the NFL Combine last month, saying, "I feel like I was the best one there, by far."

Tyrann Mathieu: I was the best player at the combine (Video)

Former LSU cornerback/kcik returner Tyrann Mathieu told TMZ that he believes he was the best player at the NFL scouting combine. Tyrann Mathieu arrived in L.A. yesterday … where he’s all set to participate in a segment for ESPN’s “Sports Science” … but while he waited for his bags at LAX, the 20-year-old talked all about his upcoming career as an NFL pro. Among the topics...

That’s…good? Tyrann Mathieu no longer putting marijuana before football

Tryann Mathieu, the former LSU cornerback known as “Honey Badger,” recently made an appearance on the NFL Network and the young man cut open a vein while discussing the off-the-field issues he admits he caused for himself, specifically discussing the reasons why Les Miles dismissed him from the Tigers football team on Aug. 10, 2012. And what he says was the source of all his...

Video: Deion Sanders on Tyrann Mathieu

Former LSU Tiger Tyrann Mathieu has been burning up the headlines with his brash statements about how he was the best player at the NFL Scouting Combine last month. According to a video posted on TMZ, Mathieu made the bold claims in a casual setting. Deion “Prime Time” Sanders spent a great deal of time evaluating  Mathieu at the Combine and he provided his personal analysis...

Tyrann Mathieu’s Playmaking Skills Are Well Worth Risks That Come Along With ‘Honey Badger’ Persona for Patriots

The 2012 college football season was a fun one. We got to see Johnny Manziel emerge into “Johnny Football,” we followed Manti Te’o‘s path from “Notre Dame linebacker and Heisman candidate” to “running joke” and we watched Alabama win another National Championship to add to their mantle. But the biggest crime of this college football season was that we didn’t get...

Mathieu: Football is highest priority

Tyrann "Honey Badger" Mathieu says that the days of smoking weed are behind him and that "marijuana and everything you put before football is obsolete now."

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