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Tyrann Mathieu’s draft stock plummeted from where it used to be at the end of last season. The LSU Tiger cornerback entered rehab and sat out the entire 2012 season for Marijuana usage. It was reported that Mathieu, aka The Honey Badger, failed a test for weed in 2011 and had to sit out a game. Mathieu made a name for himself as a viscous hitter with a knack for punt returns and fumble recoveries. According to the Green Bay Press Gazette, Mathieu claims that his Marijuana usage costed him millions of dollars: Asked what he has lost in the past year, Mathieu said “millions,” but emphasized he’ll be happy to play football for a few hundred thousand dollars after playing the game his whole life for free. Why should an NFL team believe Mathieu is capable of staying clean once he’s got an NFL salary at his disposal? “A lot of the things that I put before football, was really not fun anymore without football,” he said. “So once I get football back in my life, I want to approach things a l...
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LSU Tigers defensive back Tyrann Mathieu was hoping to use the
opportunity he was presented at the 2013 NFL Scouting Combine to impress
NFL scouts and show that he has been working hard to improve as a
player, despite spending the entire season on the sidelines after being
booted from the LSU football program. Unfortunately for Mathieu, his
@BenVolinPBP The cornerback’s at this year’s NFL Scouting Combine ran the forty-yard dash today and their official times have now been released. Former LSU cornerback Tyrann Mathieu ran a 4.50 forty and former Alabama corner Dee Millner clocked a 4.37 forty. ESPN’s Adam Schefter posted a few more. Official DB 40 times: Darius Slay 4.36, Dee Milliner 4.37, Desmond Trufant 4...
Tyrann Mathieu was kicked out of LSU, and with another chance to make an impression on NFL executives and coaches, he again failed to impress.
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Tyrann Mathieu would have been a clear-cut first-round draft pick in the NFL had nothing gone wrong for him in 2012. The man once know as “The Honey Badger” ruined all his opportunities when getting busted with marijuana multiple times, which led him getting kicked off LSU and out of football that year.
Mathieu had been involved with jail time as well, as he...
Former LSU defensive end Sam Montgomery admitted to playing without full effort and betting with a teammate during college.
The cornerback formally known as the Honey Badger Tyrann Mathieu turned in a pretty impressive 40 at the NFL Scouting Combine Tuesday. Mathieu, who was kicked off the LSU football team after repeated drug charges ran a 4.43 40 in his first attempt and a 4.5 flat in his second attempt. Both times are unofficial [...]
8 a.m.: Tuesday marks the sixth and final day of the NFL combine. It may also be the most exciting for viewers.
That’s because Day 6 is dedicated to the defensive backs. Typically we see the fastest 40 times among cornerbacks and safeties, and the positional drills are the most useful to watch. You get a really good sense of a player’s agility and flexibility when they’re dropping...
Tyrann Mathieu had a nice day at the NFL Scouting Combine on Tuesday. It seems that the former LSU Tiger has already let it go to his head.
An NFL-caliber cornerback has to have swagger but he also has to have some common sense.
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Former LSU football teammates Barkevious Mingo and Sam Montgomery have made a friendly wager ahead of April's NFL Draft. Both defensive ends are projected to be selected in the first round, however, the two have decided to bet $5,000 to see which player gets drafted first.The duo revealed the details of the wager on Saturday at the NFL Scouting Combine. And it appears as though...
Defensive back and special teams specialist Tyrann "Honey Badger" Mathieu was once one of, if not the, most electrifying players in Division 1 college football at LSU. However, his failed drug tests and pot-related arrests led to a monumental fall from grace and dismissal from the football program.He has resurfaced at the combine, and impressed many there with his words...
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The NFL Combine is all about being honest with scouts, coaches and management, but sometimes a player can be too honest for his own good.
Former LSU defensive end Sam Montgomery was a bit too honest with reporters when he — in great detail — talked about hundreds of dollars worth of bets he had with teammate Barkevious Mingo while they were in college...
According to Sonny Ship of Geaux247.com, the LSU Tigers and head coach Les Miles have landed a big-time commitment from 2014 defensive back recruit Ed Paris.
Former LSU cornerback Tyrann Mathieu posted an unofficial 4.43 in his first attempt for the 40-yard dash on Tuesday at the 2013 NFL Scouting Combine.
Mathieu, 5-9, 186 lbs., ran an unofficial 4.50 in his second attempt. Former SEC rival Dee Milliner of Alabama ran a blistering 4.31 in his first attempt, the top time for any defensive back on Tuesday.
While his first 40-yard...
Tyrann Mathieu out of LSU is an interesting prospect. He has some off the field issues, but on the field he is a very good player. Mathieu isn’t slated to go in the first couple rounds and with at least 14 picks in this draft, the 49ers can take a chance on a player like Mathieu.CBS SportsNFL.comCBS SportsOverview A New Orleans native, Mathieu arrived at LSU as the No. 13-ranked...
With the 39th pick of the 2012 NFL Draft and the recent acquisition of Titus Young (now released), there is no question that Jeff Fisher will take a chance on players who have “character concerns.” Gone are the four pillars and in comes the talent. Janoris Jenkins had several issues entering the draft but Les Snead and Fisher did their homework and the Rams were rewarded...