Found October 19, 2011 on The Sports Bank:
Just three days after it was revealed that the LSU Tigers had edged the Alabama Crimson Tide in the first BCS rankings, the news turned bad for the squad. They will be hosting the Auburn Tigers in the Feline Bowl in Death Valley, and they will be doing it without three of its top players. According to reports from Baton Rouge, the team has suspended running back Spencer Ware and defensive backs Tyrann “Honey Badger” Mathieu and Tharold Simon for the game. LSU officials refused to confirm or deny the report, saying that the players were involved in an “internal matter” that would be handled by head coach Les Miles. The Tigers, who have racked up some impressive victories this season over teams like Oregon and West Virginia in stern road tests, will likely be hurt by the suspensions. Ware is the team’s leading rusher, having picked up 512 yards and six touchdowns en route to helping his team to a 7-0 start. Mathieu, who has become a national darling with his “Honey Badger” moniker an...
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