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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
time in Indianapolis is off to a rough start.
Mathieu started off the combine by measuring in at only 5-foot-9
and he was disappointing once again when he took to the bench press.
“The Honey Badger” managed to put up only four reps of 225-pounds on the
bench. The poor number shows that Mathieu has not been working out in
the weight room and he was not at all prepared for the test at the
combine. For a player that is facing an uphill battle and trying to wow
talent evaluators, this is not the impression he was looking to make.
Mathieu is likely to disappoint at the combine again on Monday when he
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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...
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.
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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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...
@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...
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 [...]
Former LSU cornerback Tyrann Mathieu believes he is personally more equipped for the NFL stage now than ever before. "I know what it's like to not have football; I know what it's like to be humiliated," he said in front of hundreds at the NFL Scouting Combine. "To go back down that road? Not a chance in my lifetime again." He talks inside.
Arun Morace Tyrann Mathieu made quite the splash at the NFL Scouting Combine. Image Credit: Dave Martin, Associated Press
One of the most interesting prospects at this year’s Scouting Combine was former LSU defensive back/return specialist Tyrann Mathieu. The former Heisman Trophy candidate has been away from football for a year following his expulsion from the LSU Tigers...
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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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...
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