Originally posted on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/29/12
Next stop for the "Honey Badger"? The NFL Draft, it seems. Former LSU cornerback and 2011 Heisman Trophy finalist Tyrann Mathieu reportedly announced Thursday that he is entering the 2013 draft. According to an ESPN report, Mathieu thanked his parents, as well as former LSU teammates and coach Les Miles. "I am sorry that I was not able to complete my journey at LSU, but I will always support LSU in any way I can. To my teammates, you are my brothers. You have kept me going. I will do my best to make you all proud of me," he said in a statement to ESPN. Before what would have been his junior season, Mathieu was dismissed from the LSU team in August after reportedly failing a drug test, and he had been working out personal problems with the help of former NBA coach and player John Lucas. He re-enrolled at LSU in September and had been sitting out instead of transferring to a lower-division school to play football. Mathieu was arrested last month on a marijuana charge. In his stat...
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