Tyrann Mathieu has opened a new chapter at LSU.
Whether the 2011 Heisman Trophy finalist known as the Honey Badger ever plays football for the Tigers again remains to be seen.
As Mathieu was enrolling in school for the fall semester on Tuesday, LSU coach Les Miles was maintaining his stance that the time is not right to speculate on the former star cornerback's future with the program.
All that is certain at this point is that Mathieu, who was dismissed from the team Aug. 10 for failed drug tests, won't be playing this season, which continues Saturday night with the Washington Huskies' visit to Tiger Stadium.
''I think he's making some quality decisions for himself,'' Miles said of Mathieu's efforts to address personal matters and his return to school exclusively as a student. ''My focus is about my team and preparing game week. ... We certainly wish (Mathieu) the very best.''
When Mathieu was dismissed, Miles and LSU athletic...