Found July 17, 2013 on Gridiron Grit:
Arizona Cardinals rookie defensive back Tyrann Mathieu enters his NFL career with no shortage of motivation. The very feisty and incredibly instinctual versatile product out of LSU not only wants to prove that he’s learned from his past off-the-field troubles and has what it takes to succeed at the next level, but he’s also apparently found added motivation in the form of NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock.   I’ll never forget what mike mayock said about me… I’ll blow him a kiss on my first game changing play — Tyrann Mathieu (@Mathieu_Era) July 17, 2013 Photo Credit: “Mayock said a lot of things about Mathieu, may of them positive,” Around the League Writer Dan Hanzus notes, but “Mayock did put Mathieu’s ceiling as a nickel corner and return guy, which might have irked the Arizona Cardinals’ third-round draft pick.” The well-respected draft guru responded to Mathieu’s remarks on ”NFL Total Access” on Wednesday. “I think he’s a playmaker, an

Mathieu motivated by Mayock

Arizona Cardinals CB Tyrann Mathieu says he is motivated by the perceived slights towards him from NFL Network's Mike Mayock.


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Tyrann Mathieu calls out Mike Mayock over doubting him in the draft

There was once a time when Tyrann Mathieu was considered the best cornerback in the nation and a lock to be selected in the first two rounds of the NFL Draft. Mathieu has always lacked size, but his ball skills and athletic ability made him the best defensive back in the country at LSU. Then, he [...]
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