Found August 08, 2013 on
Arizona Cardinals rookies had to deal with a little head shaving hazing courtesy of Darnell Dockett on Wednesday. Tyrann Mathieu was one of the many victims of the hazing, and even included a pre-haircut shot on his Instagram page. No word on what Mathieu looks like yet, but if it is anything like the following videos, it has to be hilarious.
At least it isn’t permanent.
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The Arizona Cardinals defensive leader Darnell Dockett relished his opportunity to conduct the annual tradition of providing Arizona's rookies with their new haircuts.
The humiliating ritual is a rite of passage in the NFL and its obviously one that Dockett takes seriously.
Dockett took to Twitter to showcase his clipper skills.
In these cases, the pictures do say a thousand...
Arizona Cardinals defensive lineman Darnell Dockett, a man always open to engaging in some skullduggery (see here), engaged in some training camp hijinks by being the ring leader in some good old fashioned rookie hazing. The tried and true practice of welcoming rookies to the team through acts of humiliation is a time-honored tradition at […]The post Darnell Dockett gives Tyrann...
Honey Badger don’t care much for Darnell Dockett right now.
As part of the traditional rookie hazing, Tyrann Mathieu had his hair toyed with by Darnell Dockett at Arizona Cardinal’s training camp. Dockett gave Honey Badger a few looks, including shaving Dockett’s #90 into the side of his head.
Matheiu wasn’t the only rookie who got got by Dockett’s buzzer, in fact he may...
Has anyone actually seen Darnell Dockett's pet tiger cub Buddy?
Sure, via the miracle of the internet, we've all seen Dockett's Twitter pix of the young cub, but as for an honest to goodness real-life, flesh-blood-and-teeth sighting ... anybody?
A Florida-based animal-rights organization has raised the possibility that Dockett's tiger might be as real as Manti Teo...
Arizona Cardinals crazy man Darnell Dockett cut rookie Tyrann Mathieu's hair, and the results were predictably hilarious.
Arizona Cardinals rookie Tyrann Mathieu fields a punt during practice at the Cardinals training facility on Tuesday, May 14, 2013, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Tyrann Mathieu, former LSU outcast, drafted in the 3rd round (69th overall), is proving to be a steal in the 2013 NFL draft. The Cardinals decided to take a risk on the defensive talent after 11 cornerbacks...
Cardinals defensive lineman Darnell Dockett shaved his number 90 in the side of rookie Tyrann Mathieu’s head.
As you can see see below Mathieu wasn’t the only rookie that was hazed.
Cuts by Dockett $7.99 pic.twitter.com/pAwNUS4J2Q
— DARNELL DOCKETT (@ddockett) August 8, 2013
: Cuts by Dockett! $ 7.99 pic.twitter.com/HENCURmYpA
— DARNELL DOCKETT (@ddockett) August 8, 2013...
Hazing rookies is an annual tradition during NFL training camps around the league. At Arizona Cardinals camp, defensive tackle Darnell Dockett is using this annual tradition as an excuse to break out his clippers and play barber.And as you may have guessed, Dockett playing barber is not a good thing for those rookies.Cuts by Dockett! $ 7.99 pic.twitter.com/VzA8ZLPPm0— DARNELL DOCKETT...
It has been rather quiet on the NFL rookie hazing haircut scene – until this morning. The Cardinals wild man, Darnell Dockett, went…
Tyrann Mathieu might have been the man at LSU, but he’s simply a rookie in the Arizona Cardinals locker room, and that calls for some good old hazing.
Cardinals monster defensive tackle Darnell Dockett did the honors for Mathieu, and politely shaved his #90 into the side of his head.
According to Next Impulse Sports, Dockett must like Tyrann, because Mathieu got off easy.
Training camp reports need to be taken with a grain of salt, especially when teams just put on the pads at practice and have yet to play a single down of a preseason game. However, that doesn’t mean you cannot be encouraged to learn that someone is playing better than expected. Such is the case with Arizona Cardinals rookie defensive back, Tyrann Mathieu. According to one unnamed...
Some of the traditional NFL rookie hazings involve carrying shoulder padsbags to and from the practice field, buying teammates lunches and dressing up in some sort of embarrassing attire.
The Cardinals have Darnell Dockett, though, which means "traditional" doesn't really apply. With that in mind, below are some pictures of the haircuts -- if you want to call them...