Tyrann Mathieu On Alabama-LSU: “NFL-Type Collisions All Night”

Like the rest of us, Tyrann Mathieu is spending his Saturday night watching Alabama-LSU. Mathieu, of course, spent his college career starring for the Tigers.  He’s taken to Twitter to live tweet some of the action.  Mathieu’s main thought: there is an NFL-level physicality in this rivalry.  NFL type collisions all night. — Tyrann Mathieu (@Mathieu_Era) November 8, 2015...
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November 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Barkevious Mingo joins mainstays Tyrann Mathieu, Bennie Logan in Week 6's top defensive performances | LSU in the NFL

Barkevious Mingo has not yet reached the NFL potential many saw for him coming out of LSU, due in no small part to injury issues through his first two seasons in the league. But the West Monroe product gave his Cleveland Browns a prime opportunity to upend the Denver Broncos in overtime Sunday with arguably the biggest play of his professional career thus far and joins some mainstays...
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
October 20, 2015

Arizona trio Tyrann Mathieu, Patrick Peterson, Kevin Minter lead Week 5 defensive efforts | LSU in the NFL

The three former Tigers now playing for the Cardinals were bound to make up the lion's share of the top defensive performances by LSU alumni sooner or later. Mathieu, Peterson and Minter had combined to earn six inclusions in the feature through four weeks, including two of the five Week 3 and Week 4 spots. Well, Week 5 is that week, courtesy of the reeling Detroit Lions.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
October 13, 2015

Ex-LSU Tigers traded NFL jerseys after game Sunday

In professional sports, especially soccer, it is commonplace to see two athletes exchange jerseys after their teams face each other on the field. On Sunday, two NFL players and former college teammates met up on the field and practiced that tradition following the game. According to College Spun, former LSU defensive backs Tyrann Mathieu, now with the Arizona Cardinals, and Eric...
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September 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyrann Mathieu disappointed Fournette didn’t break record

LSU running back Leonard Fournette may be the greatest player to wear number 7 in LSU history. He has certainly been electric for the Tigers this season and on Saturday against the Syracuse Orange, he fell just six yards short of tying Alley Broussard for the team’s single-game rushing record. #8 @LSUfball defeats Syracuse 34-24. Leonard Fournette finishes six yards shy of the...
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September 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyrann Mathieu Disappointed Leonard Fournette Couldn’t Set LSU’s All-Time Rushing Record Today

Leonard Fournette almost made history today.  LSU’s star running back, who helped lead the Tigers to a tough 34-24 victory against Syracuse, totaled 244 rushing yards and two touchdowns against the Orange.  He was six yards away from tying LSU’s all-time record for most rushing yards in a game.  #8 @LSUfball defeats Syracuse 34-24. Leonard Fournette finishes six yards shy...
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September 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Cardinals DB loses bet, has to wear LSU jersey

Bets are some of the best ways to make sporting events even more interesting than they already are. The most recent bet in the NFL was between a few teammates of the Arizona Cardinals. Last weekend the Auburn Tigers and LSU Tigers faced off with each other and it went very much so in the latter team’s favor. Former LSU stars Patrick Peterson and Tyrann Mathieu made a bet with teammate...
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September 25, 2015  |  Discuss

PHOTO: NFL Players Pays Up On Bet From LSU-Auburn Game

By now, we all know what took place last weekend in Baton Rouge. The LSU Tigers, behind 228 yards and three touchdowns from their star running back Leonard Fournette, ran all over the rival Auburn Tigers and kept themselves in the early race for the SEC West Division title. Across the south, bets were placed amongst friends and co-workers who are fans or alumni of the schools. But...
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September 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Patrick Peterson, Tyrann Mathieu say "Don't Bet Against LSU" in photo with former Auburn DB

Former Tigers cornerbacks declare "7 Season" with Arizona Cardinals teammate Jerraud Powers in No. 7 jersey
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
September 25, 2015

Tyrann Mathieu, Patrick Peterson return to LSU for season opener

Tyrann Mathieu and Patrick Peterson, former teammates for the LSU Tigers and current teammates for the Arizona Cardinals, visited Baton Rouge for the Tigers home opener against McNeese State.Mathieu, who earned the nickname "Honey Badger" for his fearless play, was a consensus All-American and a finalist for the Heisman Trophy in 2011, before being dismissed from the team the following...
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September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: LSU emphasizing turnovers, tell DBs to be like Tyrann Mathieu

On all levels of football, the turnover battle is crucial to success. In an overall evenly matched and competitive SEC, turnovers become even more important and can decide the fate of games. If the turnovers pile up against you, a coach could quickly find himself on the way out following disappointing results. Considering the value of turnovers, it's no wonder the LSU coaching staff...
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August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Les Miles wants DBs to be like Tyrann Mathieu

When you think of the strangest coach-player relationships in college football, what pair comes to mind? I know what one comes to mine: LSU head coach Les “Mad Hatter” Miles and former LSU defensive back and current Arizona Cardinal Tyrann “Honey Badger” Mathieu. During Mathieu’s short two-season career in Baton Rogue, he became one of the most titillating characters in...
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August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Les Miles Teaches His Defensive Backs To Be Like Tyrann Mathieu During Practice

LSU head football coach Les Miles has a former player in mind when trying to shape his current defensive backs. It’s Tyrann Mathieu, and why wouldn’t it be? Mathieu finished his two-year career at LSU having created a total of 14 turnovers. His 11 forced fumbles is a school record – and an SEC record – and he recovered six of those himself. He had four interceptions and also...
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August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals’ Tyrann Mathieu Says He’s Learned from his Tough Past

OAKLAND, CA – OCTOBER 19: Andre Holmes #18 of the Oakland Raiders is tackled by Tyrann Mathieu #32 of the Arizona Cardinals at O.co Coliseum on October 19, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images) Tyrann Mathieu’s journey to becoming a starting defensive back for the Arizona Cardinals has been arduous to say the least, but the 23-year old says...
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July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals’ Tyrann Mathieu Stars in PETA PSA

GLENDALE, AZ – OCTOBER 12: Free safety Tyrann Mathieu #32 of the Arizona Cardinals (left) runs back an interception with Strong safety Deone Bucannon #36 (right) during the NFL game against the Washington Redskins at the University of Phoenix Stadium on October 12, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images) When Arizona Cardinal Tyrann Mathieu made headlines...
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July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Safety Cameron Lewis Commits to LSU

Over the years, the LSU Tigers have established themselves as “Defensive Back University” or simply put. “DBU.” Players such as Laron Landry, Patrick Peterson, Tyrann Mathieu, Morris Claiborne, Eric Reid,  and plenty of others have donned purple and gold. There is a long list of Tigers who will eventually join them in the NFL who are currently suiting up for LSU. That notion...
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March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyrann Mathieu Thinks LSU’s Jamal Adams Will Be The Best Safety In The Country In 2015

2014 was a bit of a rebuilding year for the LSU Tigers, as Les Miles was forced to play a number of first and second year players on both offense and defense. Not surprisingly, however, a few stood out as future stars. Freshman defensive back Jamal Adams, at least when he wasn’t flopping to draw penalties, was one of them. It looks like at least one former Tigers star is noticing...
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December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Former Auburn DB Jerraud Powers Loses A Bet, Has To Wear An Alabama Jersey

Earlier this year, former Auburn DB Jerraud Powers won a bet with Arizona Cardinals teammates and ex-LSU stars Tyrann Mathieu and Patrick Peterson. The two LSU legends were forced to wear Auburn gear after LSU fell to its SEC rival, 41-7. Powers apparently decided to make a similar bet with former Alabama stars Ed Stinson and Rashad Johnson for this year’s Iron Bowl. Unfortunately...
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December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

An LSU Fan Made Tyrann Mathieu An Awesome Custom Tigers Helmet

Arizona Cardinals free safety Tyrann Mathieu may have moved on from the college game, but he clearly still has love for his LSU Tigers, regardless of how things ended for him in Baton Rouge. Saturday, ahead of the Tigers’ big matchup with Florida in Gainesville, the “Honey Badger” showed off a custom LSU lid that he claims a fan made for him. It’s awesome. Loading...
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October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Tigers’ DB Tyrann Mathieu Admits To Having Suicidal Thoughts After LSU Dismissal In 2012

In a span of less than one year, Tyrann Mathieu went from being one of college football’s best players to a person sitting in a jail cell. Mathieu, who was a Heisman finalist in 2011, was dismissed from LSU before his 2012 junior season following a string of off-the field issues.  The current Arizona Cardinals defensive back has dealt with a host of substance abuse issues, including...
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June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Dorial Green-Beckham could bypass 2014 season and wait for '15 NFL Draft

The Honey Badger didn't need an extra year college football to make it in the NFL, and look at him now. After getting dismissed from LSU following the 2011 season, Tyrann Mathieu opted to sit out all of 2012 rather than transfer to another school. The decision hurt his draft stock, as he fell all the way to the third round, but he wound up being one of the top rookies in the NFL...
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May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Dorial Green-Beckham could bypass 2014 season and wait for '15 NFL Draft

The Honey Badger didn't need an extra year college football to make it in the NFL, and look at him now. After getting dismissed from LSU following the 2011 season, Tyrann Mathieu opted to sit out all of 2012 rather than transfer to another school. The decision hurt his draft stock, as he fell all the way to the third round, but he wound up being one of the top rookies in the NFL...
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May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

LSU defense shows signs of promise

Over the past several years, a pipeline has very evidently existed in flowing from Baton Rouge to the National Football League. In particular, the LSU Tigers football program has seemingly pumped out an annual and incessant supply of defensive backs who move on to play professionally on Sundays at a high level. Most recently, prominent names like Dallas’ Morris Claiborne and...
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November 25, 2013  |  Discuss
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