Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 9/20/13
The Honey Badger. The Kid. Tyrann Mathieu. Whatever you call him, he has been a dominant force in the college game and has been nothing short of a steal in his first season as an NFL player.Mathieu has been converted from corner to safety, and has been handling his role exceptionally well. His first two games, he has a forced fumble that stopped the Rams from scoring a huge touchdown, and stopped the Lions' Nate Burleson with a game-winning tackle.He is truly showing that he was and still is the guy that got the hype over at LSU. Now, Lets look at this at a draft standpoint. Many people thought Mathieu would end up a Titan, Bengal, Jet, Patriot, 49er, endless possibilities on where he would land.As an LSU fan, I tell you this, put this kid anywhere other than Arizona, and you have a bust of a pick. Being on the same team of his former mentor Patrick Peterson, who quite possibly is the best corner in the league today, is getting to mentor him once again.Keeping Mathieu out of trouble...
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