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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -
Four former LSU football players were arrested Thursday on drug-related charges, officials said.
Jordan Jefferson, Tyrann Mathieu, Karnell Hatcher, and Derrick Bryant were all charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana, law enforcement sources told WAFB’s Jim Shannon and Kiran Chawla.
The former players were in the process of being booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison as of 4:45pm.
Jefferson is a former LSU quarterback who started the BCS National Championship Game in January 2012.
Mathieu, a defensive back widely known as the “Honey Badger”, was removed from the LSU football team earlier this year after what sources said was multiple failed drug tests. He is currently enrolled at LSU and was hoping to return to the team next season. Mathieu was a finalist for the Heisman Trophy in 2011.
Both Hatcher and Bryant were defensive backs for LSU.
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Tyrann Mathieu Arrested on Marijuana ChargesFormer LSU star cornerback Tyrann Mathieu was arrested, Thursday, for possession of marijuana.
Police were called to an apartment complex in Baton Rouge and, once inside, noticed the smell of marijuana coming from Mathieu’s apartment. The police found about 10 bags of marijuana, along with additional drug paraphernalia.
According to TMZ, the honey badger aka Tyrann Mathieu was arrested for drugs. TMZ reports that Mathieu had this on his record:
According to the police report, cops were called to an apartment around 3:30 PM after an alleged confrontation. When officers arrived to the scene, Honey Badger answered the door … and cops say they could smell a strong odor of weed.
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According to WFAB four former LSU players including Jordan Jefferson, Tyrann Mathieu, Karnell Hatcher, and Derrick Bryant were arrested on Thursday on drug-related charges. Honey Badger (Tyrann Mathieu) and former LSU QB Jordan Jefferson are among the most recognizable former standouts on the LSU squad.
According to the report:
Mathieu and Jefferson were charged with Simple Possession...
Former LSU football standouts Tyrann Mathieu and Jordan Jefferson have been released from a Baton Rouge jail after their arrests on marijuana charges.
Mathieu, who was a one-time Heisman Trophy finalist, played cornerback until he was dismissed from the team in August after reportedly failing a drug test. Quarterback Jefferson has been playing in the Canadian Football League.
Police say they arrested four former LSU football players, including one-time Heisman Trophy finalist Tyrann Mathieu, after finding them with marijuana at Mathieu's apartment.
Baton Rouge police on Thursday said they also arrested ex-LSU quarterback Jordan Jefferson, and former defensive backs Derrick Bryant and Karnell Hatcher.
Police say Mathieu, Jefferson and Hatcher were...
A sad story came out of Baton Rouge today, as four former LSU football players, including former Heisman finalist Tyrann Mathieu and last year’s starting quarterback Jordan Jefferson were arrested on marijuana related charges.
This, via WAFB in Baton Rouge:
Jordan Jefferson, Tyrann Mathieu, Karnell Hatcher, and Derrick Bryant were all charged with marijuana-related offenses...
Tyrann Mathieu appeared poised to become the latest in a wave of elite defensive backs to come from the LSU Tigers to get drafted in the first round of the NFL Draft. He had the talent. He had the speed. He had the explosiveness. Mathieu looked ready to become the next Morris Claiborne, Patrick Peterson and LaRon Landry all rolled into one superstar player. He was that damn good...
TM7: Disappointment Among Black Community in Failed AthletesAs I depart from my usual position of silence on race dynamics (being a strong advocate of diversity and unity across all racial, social, cultural, and economic lines), there is a compelling angle to the story of Tyrann Mathieu from inside the black community that I would feel remiss not share with Beyond U Sports. Acknowledging...
The Honey Badger may be a wrap.
According to WWLTV 4, Tyrann Mathieu along with three other former LSU Tigers (Jordan Jefferson, Karnell Hatcher and Derrick Bryant) were all arrested on drug related charges.
All four were charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana, law enforcement officials reported. It was said that they had 10 bags of the drug in the house...
Four former LSU football players were arrested on Thursday on drug-related charges, according to a published report.
Jordan Jefferson, Tyrann Mathieu aka "The Honey Badger", Karnell Hatcher, and Derrick Bryant were charged with possession of marijuana, according to a law enforcement sources in a report by WAFB (Baton Rouge).
Mathieu, a defensive back and Heisman Trophy...
After being arrested with three other former LSU Tigers football players on Thursday for 10 bags of marijuana in their apartment, Tyrann Mathieu was officially released from prison on Friday, the Associated Press reports.
Mathieu was released from the Baton Rouge jail. Mathieu was a Heisman trophy finalist last season and known for his “Honey Badger” nickname.
The star defensive...
Tweet The LSU Tigers football team is off this week ahead of their big showdown with top-ranked Alabama next Saturday but a few former members of the program made the news today, for the wrong reasons. WAFB News has the details. At approximately 3:30pm Thursday, officers were dispatched to an apartment at 262 West [...]
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