Three LSU players, including “Heisman candidate” Tyrann Mathieu, tested positive for synthetic marijuana and are most likely suspended for the LSU/Auburn game on Saturday. According to the ESPN article, synthetic marijuana played a role in the death of Lamar Jack, a college basketball player and has been on the NCAA’s list of banned substances basically ever since.
The two other LSU players are starting running back Spencer Ware and often-used back up DB Tharold Simon. Ware has rushed for 512 yards and 6 rushing touchdowns on the season.
LSU head coach Les Miles wouldn’t actually comment on the suspensions essentially out of spite towards the media:
“I certainly understand the interest surrounding what seems to be news. The problem with that news is it’s internal discipline and internal function of a team. I’m not inclined to be forthcoming in information. I am not reactionary to needs of media and things external to this building. When there’s information that I can share, ...