TYRANN MATHIEU NEWS

Trouble for another LSU DB

Tyrann Mathieu may not have been selected Thursday in the first round of the NFL Draft (it was in Round 3 to Arizona ), but at least the Honey Badger can take comfort in knowing that he didn't have the worst night among LSU defensive backs hoping to go pro. According to KATC.com , former Tigers cornerback Tharold Simon was arrested Thursday in his hometown of Eunice, La., where...
Via Fox Sports
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Tyrann Mathieu: Marijuana not an issue, I’ll do weekly drug tests

Tyrann Mathieu finally went in the draft. The Honey Badger was selected by the Arizona Cardinals in the third round — No. 69 overall — which may have been slightly higher than what most people expected. Mathiue’s stock had fallen after he was kicked off LSU’s football team for reportedly failing multiple drug tests. He spent some time in rehab and missed the entire football...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 26, 2013  |  2 Comments

Cards bring in troubled Mathieu in third round

The Cardinals' draft class just got a little more interesting. After taking LSU linebacker Kevin Minter in the second round earlier Friday, the Cards selected troubled former LSU standout Tyrann Mathieu in the third round with the 69th overall pick. Mathieu, a Heisman Trophy finalist as a sophomore in 2011 while playing alongside Patrick Peterson in the LSU secondary, was dismissed...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Tyrann Mathieu seems to think he’s the best cornerback in the draft

After not being taken last night in the first round of the NFL draft, LSU cornerback Tyrann Mathieu posted a message on Twitter indicating that he believes he’s the best corner in this draft. The hardest part is knowing your better! — Tyrann Mathieu (@Mathieu_Era) April 26, 2013 It’s great that Mathieu believes he’s the best, but he’s going to need to prove it this season...
Via Pro Football Zone
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Cardinals & 49ers Possible Landing Spots For Tyrann Mathieu?

Matt Maiocco of the CSN Bay Area mentions that LSU CB Tyrann Mathieu a “definite possibility” for the 49ers at some point on day two. Maiocco adds that San Francisco is unlikely to use their No. 34 overall pick on him. Mike Jurecki tweets that the Cardinals could consider Mathieu at some point today with intention of using him at safety & corner in certain packages...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Tyrann Mathieu hosting draft party, backs off flyer saying he will be 1st-round pick

It was already a bad enough idea for Tyrann Mathieu to host an NFL Draft party. When you have a reputation for having off-field problems that include a past marijuana addiction, being a party guy is not the image you wan’t to portray. But it’s also questionable when the flyer bills you as a “1st Round Draft Pick.” Mathieu posted a picture to Instagram Wednesday of a flyer...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Tyrann Mathieu is hosting a first-round NFL Draft party (Photo)

As we are less than a day away from the 2013 NFL Draft, former LSU safety Tyrann Mathieu is one of the college football prospects hoping to have his name called. Mathieu will be in New York City before the start of the draft and it appears that he will be throwing a party before the start of the draft. Check out the ad for the party which will be held at S&L night club...
Via Outside the Boxscore
April 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Tyrann Mathieu Is Going To Have A Really Sad Draft Party

At one point, former LSU cornerback Tyrann Mathieu was graded as a potential first-round pick in the NFL. Then came a little thing called drug tests. But the man known as Honey Badger remains hopeful, perhaps defiantly so, that he will be taken Thursday night. He’s so confident that he has listed himself as a first-round pick on invites to a post-draft party that he is throwing...
Via Kissing Suzy Kolber
April 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: Tyrann Mathieu is throwing a first round draft party

By most accounts, former LSU Tigers defensive back Tyrann Mathieu, best known as the Honey Badger, is expected to be a second round pick at best in this weekend's NFL Draft.However, that hasn't stopped the troubled yet talented athlete from throwing a draft party Thursday night to celebrate a first-round selection which isn't likely to happen.Matheiu tweeted out a link...
Via Bush League Chronicle
April 24, 2013  |  Discuss
HONEY BADGER BASH

Tyrann Mathieu to host party before NFL Draft

Someone might need to have a talk with former LSU defensive back Tyrann Mathieu about priorities but to be honest that talk should have been had long before this. According to the Honey Badger’s twitter page, he is hosting a party before the draft for the “first round pick” in the upcoming 2013 NFL Draft. https://twitter.com/Mathieu_Era/status/327048280347394048
Via BlackSportsOnline
April 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Tyrann Mathieu passed his drug test at the combine

According to Albert Breer of the NFL Network, LSU cornerback Tyrann Mathieu passed his drug test at the NFL Scouting Combine back in February. Fairly significant development for him personally — ex-LSU CB Tyrann Mathieu did indeed pass his combine drug test. — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) April 23, 2013 We don’t know how well Mathieu will do down the road, but this is a great...
Via Pro Football Zone
April 22, 2013  |  Discuss
DARKER DAYS

Mathieu did not want to play in BCS title game?

While he was having problems at LSU, Tyrann Mathieu reportedly told his girlfriend that he didn't want to play in the 2012 BCS title game.

Via Gamedayr
April 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: LSU’s Tyrann Mathieu Didn’t Want To Play In The National Championship Game

Photo by TM7_Era via Twitter Former LSU star football player Tyrann Mathieu is the subject of some more negative news this week following a report from ESPN the Magazine. According to Mathieu’s girlfriend at the time, the cornerback didn’t even want to play in the biggest matchup of his life, the 2012 BCS National Championship Game.  ”I don’t even want to play,” he told...
Via College Spun
April 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Tyrann Mathieu Didn’t Want to Play in Title Game That LSU Lost to Alabama

Honey Badger didn’t play very in that game and maybe now we know why. It doesn’t look like he was mentally or physically ready to play, according to some recent quotes from ESPN The Magazine. According to the profile, Mathieu was so disinterested leading up to that game that he spent 14 hours a day sleeping in the team hotel, and he told his girlfriend, “I don’t even want...
Via BlackSportsOnline
April 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Things That Tyrann Mathieu Probably Should Have Tweeted Yesterday But Didn’t

America: Land of the Free to Have Stupid Facial HairI don’t get people. I don’t get how they can be born with unnatural talent and put in a position that people would (and have) kill to be in, to make millions upon millions of dollars for playing a game that people love. And all the while they can’t grasp the basic idea of thinking before speaking. But then, as I’ve pointed...
Via With Leather
April 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Tyrann Mathieu disputes USA Today report

Former LSU cornerback Tyrann Mathieu says that LSU did their best in trying to help him overcome his drug addiction, despite a report from USA Today that says otherwise. “It is irresponsible and shows a lack of integrity for anyone to disclose medical information regardless of how it was gathered,” Mathieu said.   “I would expect that conversations regarding my drug testing...
Via Pro Football Zone
April 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Tyrann Mathieu reportedly failed over 10 drugs tests

According to Jarrett Bell of USA Today Sports, an assistant NFL coach claims that former LSU cornerback Tyrann Mathieu told an NFL team during a meeting that he lost count of how many drug tests he failed. During one visit, Mathieu was asked how many drug tests he failed before he was suspended in college. According to an assistant coach for the team, Mathieu responded: “I quit...
Via Pro Football Zone
April 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Honey Badger Likes The Weed and LSU Apparently Ignored It

((ht: usatoday.com)) So, let's read a little bit between the lines here on a story reported this morning by Jarrett Bell, USA Today's NFL writer. Tyrann Mathieu, he of the "Honey Badger" fame at LSU, is telling NFL teams he failed more than 10 drug tests in his 2-years at LSU. And it appears it took that many before LSU decided they finally should do something...
Via Online Sports Guys
April 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Tyrann Mathieu Told an NFL Coach He ‘Quit Counting at 10′ With Failed Drug Tests

Tyrann Mathieu is one of the most interesting prospects heading into the 2013 NFL draft. Mathieu, who was banned from the LSU football team in August for violating multiple drug policies, has told one NFL coach that he lost count on how many drug tests he failed in college, according to an anonymous NFL assistant coach who told Jarrett Bell of USA Today. “I quit counting at 10...
Via NESN.com
April 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Tyrann Mathieu failed more than 10 drug tests at LSU

(Photo Courtesy: USA Today Sports) It’s no secret to anyone who followed college football over the last few years that Tyrann Mathieu had a problem with marijuana. You know it. I know it. Even my grandma- who thinks football is played with a bat and ball over nine innings- knows the same. At this point, the Honey Badger’s affinity for well, “not caring” (at least...
Via Crystal Ball Run
April 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Tyrann Mathieu reportedly failed at least 10 drug tests at LSU

Tyrann Mathieu’s drug issues are well documented. They’ve led to Mathieu being kicked off the LSU football team and even landed him in rehab and jail.Despite all of Mathieu’s publicized issues with drugs, not much was known about how much of an issue drugs were for Mathieu while he was at LSU. But thanks to a report by Jarrett Bell of USA Today, we now know that drugs were...
Via No Guts, No Glory
April 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Tyrann Mathieu admitted to failing at least 10 drug tests

One of the best ways to improve your image in life is to be honest, and it appears that is what former LSU Tigers standout cornerback Tyrann Mathieu is attempting to do. The one-time Heisman Finalist, who missed his entire senior season for failing a drug test, reportedly told teams in interviews that he failed at least 10 drug tests during his time in Baton Rouge. Jarrett Bell of...
Via The Victory Formation
April 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Tyrann Mathieu: I failed over 10 drugs tests at LSU

Tyrann Mathieu doesn't seem to be able to get away from his drug issues of the past - especially during NFL coaching interviews. He told USA Today in an interview that he's visiting 10 teams in total, and on one of his visits, he was asked by an assistant how many drugs tests he failed. He answered: "I quit counting at 10. I really don't know." And now, the...
Via SEC Football Blog
April 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Tyrann Mathieu reportedly told NFL coaches he failed at least 10 drug tests

Tyrann Mathieu had a serious issue with not being able to lay off the marijuana while at LSU. His inability to put down the herb ultimately cost him his college career, and now the artist formerly known as the Honey Badger has to make sure it doesn’t do the same to his future. So how bad was it? One NFL assistant coach told USA Today Sports on Thursday that Mathieu was asked how...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Tyrann Mathieu Told NFL Coach He Failed More Than 10 Drug Test

Tyrann Mathieu is quietly resurrecting his reputation and moving up draft boards. Even though he’s getting anywhere from a 3rd to 5th round grade, don’t be shocked if a team reaches for the talented defensive back. USA Today is reporting that Mathieu who had a significant drug problem at LSU, told one NFL assistant coach that “he didn’t know how many drug test he failed...
Via Thacover2
April 12, 2013  |  Discuss

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