With my recent story regarding the Patriots top safety prospects, I got a lot of feedback regarding Tyrann Mathieu, the cornerback from LSU. Tyrann Mathieu has made it clear that he plans to enter the 2013 NFL draft in April even though he hasn’t played a snap all year. Mathieu is looking for his success at LSU last season to speak for itself. Mathieu was released from LSU’s football program for failing a drug test.
In a quote by Mel Kiper Jr. he says "Tyrann Mathieu (LSU) is going to be an interesting guy to see where he comes into the to fourth round prospect in this upcoming draft." If that’s the case the Patriots would have a relatively easy time picking him up later on in the draft.
I’ve watched film on Mathieu and though he is a smaller guy (5’9) he plays with intensity that makes up for it. He was a Heisman finalist in 2011 showcasing a sort of natural ability at the position. I recently watched an interview featuring Mathieu and he is supremely confide...