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With the start of college football season now just weeks away, here at Crystal Ball Run we’ve decided to give you a new segment every Monday. It’s called the “The Monday Morning Look Ahead” and well, it is exactly what you’d expect it to be: A quick look ahead to the two or three biggest stories in the coming week. That’s right, while every other college football blog on the ‘net will spend their Monday mornings recapping what’s already happened, we’re already moving forward to the next week’s story lines.
Now, this is the first edition of the Look Ahead, and admittedly, this one will be a bit different than most weeks. There are no games to preview, matchups to discuss or lingering injuries to ponder, like there will be once the season starts. So instead today we’ll focus on the position battles, injuries and suspensions which make the headlines in early August in college football.
And with that, it only seems appropriate that we start our first Look Ahead down on
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Tyrann Mathieu's future is up in the air now that he's been kicked off the LSU football team. But perhaps a return next season isn't out of the question. Mathieu has expressed interest in sitting out this season and returning in 2013 if things can be worked out with the school, according to ESPN.com. It's unclear at this time whether Mathieu would be eligible to return...
Tyrann Mathieu reportedly had interest in returning to LSU’s football team next year after being dismissed from the team last week, but that will not happen. The Heisman Trophy candidate is permanently ineligible to play football for the school.
Mathieu, aka the “Honey Badger,” was kicked off the team last week for reportedly repeatedly testing positive for marijuana. Though...
Tyrann Mathieu is limbo after being dismissed from the LSU football team after failing his 3rd drug test while at LSU. Mathieu has visited McNesse State and other FCS schools have expressed interest, but Mathieu may have a different plan in mind.
According to Joe Schad of ESPN, a heartbroken” and “grieving” Mathieu has expressed interest in sitting out this season, continuing...
By kicking him off the team, the LSU Tigers effectively killed Tyrann Mathieu‘s chances of being a 1st-round pick.
Mathieu has an uphill battle ahead
That may sound like a bold statement, especially this early in the draft process, but it’s the reality of the situation. Positive drug tests don’t always hurt a player’s draft stock. Teams understand that many players experiment...
LSU All-American cornerback Tyrann Mathieu was dismissed from the football team for violating team policy, head coach Les Miles announced on Aug. 10. The policy which Mathieu had violated has not been specified. “This is a very difficult day for our team. We lose a quality person, teammate and contributor to the program. However, with [...]
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This kind of depends on who you believe.
ESPN.com's Joe Schad reported on Monday that former LSU standout Tyrann Mathieu was considering staying at LSU after being dismissed from the football team late last week.
BUT...Nola.com reports that is indeed NOT true and not even possible. They quote sources as saying Mathieu is returning to home in...
There are various reports that are stating that former LSU cornerback Tyrann Mathieu wants to sit this season out, enroll in classes on his own dime at and come back to that athletic program and play football in 2013.
It’s admirable to a certain degree that suddenly in the face of his self-inflicted personal tragedy that Mathieu a.k.a. Honey Badger reportedly is trying to make...
The Honey Badger Tyrann Mathieu is not officially done at LSU yet, but he’s most likely finished in Baton Rouge. So in order to play this year, he has to go the FCS route, no more FBS. And once you go down a level, you can’t come back up, so Mathieu will be locked in to the new FCS school for the rest of the college football career.
According to ESPN via the New Orleans Times...
BATON ROUGE, La. -- LSU coach Les Miles on Tuesday declined to close the door completely on the possibility, however remote, of Tyrann Mathieu playing football for the Tigers in 2013.
"Tyrann can be a student at LSU," Miles said after practice, adding that he is "not in any way speculating" about whether Mathieu could conceivably play for the Tigers again. "...
A.J. McCarron (left) and Tyrann Mathieu (center) - via Saturday Down South
A.J. McCarron got into a notorious spat on Twitter with ex-LSU cornerback Tyrann Mathieu during the summer. This after he and the Crimson Tide managed to make the Honey Badger look human in the BCS title game back on Jan. 9. So what did the Alabama quarterback have to say about Mathieu's fall...
Quick, call Jim Gray. Former LSU cornerback Tyrann Mathieu will reportedly announce what school he will be transferring to on Wednesday. This coming from an anonymous source in a report from the New Orleans Times-Picayune.
"The source said the possibility of Mathieu wearing the Tigers' purple
and gold again "wouldn't be happening." Mathieu, a Heisman...
Your grandma is ready for football season. Are you?
The Friends w/ Muscles dream of Tyrann Mathieu in the Sky Ranch is almost a reality [ESPN]
LSU has plenty of options to fill in for the Honey Badger [The Advocate]
The appropriate LSU press release regarding the situation [EDSBS]
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