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Tyrann Mathieu has been dismissed from the LSU football team for violation of team policy, head coach Les Miles announced on Friday.
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.
Its 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.
Mathieu, a finalist for the Heisman Trophy and the nations top defensive player a year ago, played in 26 games for the Tigers during his two years, racking up 133 total tackles, 16.0 tackles for loss and four interceptions. He also forced 11 fumbles, which ranks first in school history and seventh in NCAA history, to go with eight fumble recoveries.
Mathieu scored four touchdowns for the Tigers, two on punt returns and two on fumble returns.
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BATON ROUGE, La. -- LSU has dismissed Heisman Trophy finalist Tyrann Mathieu from its football program for violating school and team rules. The junior defensive back nicknamed "Honey Badger" was a surprising Heisman Trophy candidate last season as the Tigers won the SEC championship and reached the BCS title game. LSU lost the championship 21-0 to Alabama. At a news conference...
The LSU Tigers had no other choice than to dismiss 2011 Heisman Trophy Finalist CB Tyrann Mathieu, as the ‘Honey Badger’ proved he really doesn’t care about anyone but himself. After saying that he was ready to take over the leadership role in the defensive secondary vacated by the loss of 2012 first round draft pick Morris Claiborne, Mathieu proved once again that he is not...
LSU has dismissed Heisman Trophy finalist Tyrann Mathieu from its football program for violating school and team rules.
The junior defensive back nicknamed Honey Badger was a surprising Heisman candidate last season as the Tigers won the Southeastern Conference championship and reached the BCS title game. LSU lost the championship 21-0 to Alabama.
At a news conference Friday, coach...
Tyrann Mathieu was just released from the LSU Tiger football team for a violation of team rules today at a press conference held by Les Miles. It was allegedly caused by three failed drug tests.
It was rumored that Mathieu was suspended last season for using “synthetic weed” but this did not prevent them to getting to the BCS National Championship game. This will be a huge blow...
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...
Besides being suspended last season after a failed drug test and sparring with players from other teams on Twitter, Tyrann Mathieu has kept his nose relatively clean. But today, Les Miles shocked everyone when he announced at a press conference that Mathieu has been kicked off the LSU football team for violating team policy.
Miles would not reveal which team policies were violated...
LSU All-American cornerback Tyrann Mathieu was dismissed from the football team for violating team policy, head coach Les Miles announced on Aug. 10. The policy which Mathieu had violated has not been specified. “This is a very difficult day for our team. We lose a quality person, teammate and contributor to the program. However, with [...]
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LSU has dismissed 2011 Heisman Trophy finalist Tyrann Mathieu from its football team for violating team and school rules.
The program released a statement:
“This is a very difficult day for our team,” head coach Les 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...
With today’s stunning removal of Tyrann Mathieu from LSU, the debate of who is the most exciting player in the SEC has been turned on its head. There was no question the ‘Honey Badger’ was the most explosive player, now things just got more interesting. With this in mind, I’m going to give you all some clarity and quiet this debate with my top 3:
That's a joke, son
While The Honey Badger Boo Boo Show was going on in Baton Rouge today, SWRT got a peek at what is on now-former LSU cornerback Tyrann Mathieu's iPod. Naturally, it's what you would think is on there. Plus a surprise or two.
"Leaglize It," Peter Tosh
"Pass the Dutchie," Musical Youth
"How High," Method Man and...
It would seem the Honey Badger does not give a ****. About anything. Especially not his team. Otherwise Tyrann Mathieu would not have broken whatever rule it is that he broke, and get dismissed from the LSU Tigers just three weeks before the Sept 1 season opener in Death Valley.
What do we say to that?
If you do not respect the team, you sure as hell do not...
LSU has shaken up its usual routine and coach Les Miles will meet with the media before practice instead of after on Friday.
The Tigers opened preseason camp last week and will enter this season as one of the favorites to win the national championship.
Led by Heisman Trophy finalist Tyrann Mathieu, the Tigers went 13-1 last season, losing only in the BCS title game to Southeastern...
On Tuesday, Tyran Mathieu spoke of Heismans, Championships and becoming a better player. On Friday, the reigning SEC defensive player of the year was unexpectedly dismissed from the LSU football program by head coach Les Miles.
Coach Les Miles entered fall practice looking to replace corner Morris Claiborne and safety Brandon Taylor. On Friday, the Tigers' head man was forced to make the tough decision to dismiss All-Everything defensive back Tyrann Mathieu. The Tiger defense will now have to replace three starters in the secondary from a season ago. The newest face in the mix is redshirt freshman Jalen Collins.