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NEW YORK -- In what has been an unprecedented week of individual accolades for LSU football, sophomore cornerback Tyrann Mathieu arrived in New York on Friday in preparation for the 77th annual Heisman Memorial Trophy presentation, which will be given to one of five finalists at 7 p.m. CT Saturday.
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Apparently, the "Honey Badger" does care. Or at least LSU and the NCAA cares. On Thursday, the LSU compliance office issued cease and desist notifications regarding popular "Honey Badger" T-shirts, which reference LSU Heisman Trophy candidate Tyrann Mathieu (thanks to Deadspin for the find). According to LSU and NCAA Bylaw 184.108.40.206, the shirts are illegal because...
If you’re going to go by the Honey Badger nickname, you better be bold enough to make a fashion statement at the Heisman Trophy ceremony. LSU CB Tyrann Mathieu did just that Saturday night, rocking a shiny platinum suit. At least the fashion statement wasn’t as bad as the one Shawn Marion is making.
Down on the bayou, they've been saying, ''Honey Badger for Heisman,'' for months.
Still, the first time Tyrann Mathieu heard the nickname LSU fans had given him, he wasn't all that thrilled.
''I didn't like the `honey' part,'' recalled Mathieu, a star cornerback for the unbeaten No. 1 Tigers. ''I didn't think it was very...
Baylor QB wins 2011 trophy; LSU's dynamic defensive back Tyrann Mathieu finishes fifth in the voting after a dominant sophomore season.
LSU defensive back Tyrann Mathieu has won the Chuck Bednarik Award as the nation's top college defensive player. The announcement was made during the College Football Awards show at Disney World. Alabama linebacker Dont'a Hightower and Penn State defensive tackle Devon Still were the other finalists.
ORLANDO, Fla. -- LSU cornerback Tyrann Mathieu received the Bednarik Award as the top defensive player in college football, it was announced live on ESPN at Thursday night's awards show.
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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- It has been LSU's year in college football, and it was the Tigers' night at the 21st annual College Football Awards.
Members of the Tigers' secondary won two of the major awards presented Thursday night.
Cornerback and Heisman Trophy nominee Tyrann Mathieu won the Chuck Bednarik Award as the college defensive player of the year, and teammate Morris...
Tonight, the 77th Heisman Trophy will be awarded, with Baylor’s Robert Griffin, Stanford’s Andrew Luck, Wisconsin’s Montee Ball, Alabama’s Trent Richardson, and LSU’s Tyrann Mathieu the five finalists for the award.
Here is a quick preview of the 2011 Heisman Trophy Presentation, with everything you need to get prepped for a fun night of honoring five of college football’s...