Originally written August 10, 2012 on Down and Distance:
This morning via Twitter, the LSU football program announced that CB Tyrann Mathieu has been dismissed from the team for “violations of team policy”
Tyrann Mathieu has been dismissed from the team for violation of team policy. lsul.su/MHn2sm — LSU Football (@LSUfball) August 10, 2012
  Head Coach Les Miles said in a statement via the Teams website that “This is a very difficult day for our team,” Miles said. “We lose a quality person, teammate and contributor to the program. However, with that being said, we have a standard that our players are held to and when that standard is not met, there are consequences.   “It’s hard because we all love Tyrann. We will do what we can as coaches, teammates, and friends to get him on a path where he can have success. We are going to miss him.”    The country’s top defensive player a year ago was also a runner up for the Heisman trophy.   The post LSU: Mathieu has been dismissed appeared first on DOWN & DISTANCE.
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