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Tryann Mathieu, the former LSU cornerback known as “Honey Badger,” recently made an appearance on the NFL Network and the young man cut open a vein while discussing the off-the-field issues he admits he caused for himself, specifically discussing the reasons why Les Miles dismissed him from the Tigers football team on Aug. 10, 2012.
And what he says was the source of all his troubles? To paraphrase Mathieu’s words: “Because I got high.” Yep, that blasted toking on the wacky tobacky, marijuana.
According to a Pro Football Talk report, Mathieu told the NFL Network that he first started using marijuana when he was 12 or 13 when a family member offered some to him. He says that quitting marijuana was “a big struggle,” but insists that is all in the past now and that he is focused on resurrecting his football career with an NFL team willing to give him a chance.
“All the things I put before football in the past, it’s not fun anymore — marijuana and everything you put before football is ...
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Tyrann "Honey Badger" Mathieu believes he put on quite a show during the NFL Combine last month, saying, "I feel like I was the best one there, by far."
Former LSU cornerback/kcik returner Tyrann Mathieu told TMZ that he believes he was the best player at the NFL scouting combine.
Tyrann Mathieu arrived in L.A. yesterday … where he’s all set to participate in a segment for ESPN’s “Sports Science” … but while he waited for his bags at LAX, the 20-year-old talked all about his upcoming career as an NFL pro.
Among the topics...
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Tyrann "Honey Badger" Mathieu says that the days of smoking weed are behind him and that "marijuana and everything you put before football is obsolete now."
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Former LSU Tiger Tyrann Mathieu has been burning up the headlines with his brash statements about how he was the best player at the NFL Scouting Combine last month.
According to a video posted on TMZ, Mathieu made the bold claims in a casual setting.
Deion “Prime Time” Sanders spent a great deal of time evaluating Mathieu at the Combine and he provided his personal analysis...
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Mathieu joined the NFL...
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