Found January 06, 2013 on
Tyrann Mathieu has had a whirlwind 365 days. This time last year Mathieu was a Heisman finalist, played for a National Championship and was the premiere player in all the land.
Since then Mathieu has been kicked out of LSU, spent time in rehab, been a Sports Illustrated cover boy for all the negativity in his life, and finally arrested in a drug sting with 4 other former Tiger teammates.
Mathieu eventually left Louisiana and move to Florida to live with Patrick Peterson’s family. Mathieu also declared for the NFL Draft, and in the process of rehabilitating his image, sat down with ESPN to divulge his inner most demons.
Among other things, Mathieu says “the pressure he was under led to his marijuana use, and he abused himself.” Mathieu talked about the moment he decided to change his life.
“Sitting in that jail cell, it clicked,” Mathieu told Joe Schad. “Looking at those people, just staring at me. ‘You don’t belong in here.’ They wanted to come through the jail cell and get me. ...
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Tyrann Mathieu was once the most exciting player in college football, but his promising career went downhill quickly after he was kicked off LSU’s football team following a series of positive drug tests. Mathieu decided to remain at LSU rather than transfer to another school. His plan was to rejoin LSU’s team next season, but those plans were derailed by an October marijuana...
Former LSU DB Tyrann Mathieu says that he was devastated missing the entire college football season. Mathieu, who was kicked off the LSU football team after failing multiple drug tests, only to find himself looking at marijuana charge a few months later, has decided to enter into the 2013 NFL Draft, but most likely he'll be facing some tough question from NFL teams about if...
Former LSU cornerback/kick returner Tyrann Mathieu expressed how upset he was about missing this past season after being kicked off of the Tigers’ football team.
Mathieu admitted that he abused mariujuana at LSU and claims he’s now stopped using.
Mathieu believes everything will work out in the end.
The school confirmed today that running back Michael Ford will leave the crowded Tigers backfield to cast his lot in the NFL. Ford becomes the second LSU back to leave as a junior this year, joining fellow junior Spencer Ware.
Ford finished third on the Tigers in rushing for the 2012 season with 392 yards and served as LSU’s primary kickoff return man. He had 1,416 rushing yards...
The mass exodus from LSU has continued, though this time, the players declaring aren't unexpected. After having six players declare already, including an under-used running back and a punter, three defensive linemen leaving for the NFL from LSU shouldn't be much of a surprise.
Despite all three (maybe Logan the least of them) not playing as dominant as expected in the...