Found March 14, 2013 on Sportress of Blogitude:
PLAYERS: Tyrann MathieuLes Miles
TEAMS: LSU Tigers
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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