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Hows 4 failed drug test's in 2 years sound? Most overrated player in CFB.
 

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Hows 4 failed drug test's in 2 years sound? Most overrated player in CFB.
They have really puffed up this guy on ESPN in the last year. It's a shame this guy killed his own career. How foolish, he had everything going for himself and did something like this.

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They have really puffed up this guy on ESPN in the last year. It's a shame this guy killed his own career. How foolish, he had everything going for himself and did something like this.

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The Browns will still draft him...they took pothead Gordon and he couldn't catch a cold.
 

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Hows 4 failed drug test's in 2 years sound? Most overrated player in CFB.
Do you know when he failed them? Reason I ask, last years Auburn game was a one game suspension, which is what you get for a first time offense. Second offense is supposed to be four games, third can be a year suspension or dismissal. And fourth is dismissal. Not that I doubt that's the reason he's gone, just funny how they skipped through the process.
 

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Do you know when he failed them? Reason I ask, last years Auburn game was a one game suspension, which is what you get for a first time offense. Second offense is supposed to be four games, third can be a year suspension or dismissal. And fourth is dismissal. Not that I doubt that's the reason he's gone, just funny how they skipped through the process.
Rumor is He never failed the NCAA mandated test's which you are told ahead of time when you have them if you've never gotten busted before. These supposedly all LSU in house test's
 

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Hows 4 failed drug test's in 2 years sound? Most overrated player in CFB.
I actually agree with you here in respects to his DB skills. He was not an elite corner last year, but I will say he was one of (if not the) best punt/kick returners in the country. As a DB, he only picked off two passes if I remember correctly, but did recover and force a few fumbles. Claiborne was the stud corner on that team, not Honey Badger. I could think of several DB's I would take over Mathieu, starting with Claiborne. In comparison, Claiborne picked 6 passes last season and I am willing to bet he was targeted fewer times than Honey Badger. Amerson from NC St picked 13 passes last season...THIRTEEN! Bacarri Rambo from UGA had 8 INT's. I know there's more important stats sometimes than INT's, but I think it does show his ball skills were not elite from a DB perspective compared to other top-flight DB's in the country.
 

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I don't think he'll have a hard time finding a new home-:whistle:

About 20 college football programs have asked LSU for permission to speak with All-America cornerback and punt returner Tyrann Mathieu.

Herb Vincent, the university's vice chancellor of communications, provided the figure Wednesday, but added that LSU only considers granting requests to schools Mathieu has approved.

''This is consistent with the way we handle transfer requests for other LSU student-athletes,'' Vincent said.

Vincent says he cannot release which schools have been in touch with LSU and which have been approved other than McNeese State, which has already announced that Mathieu visited its campus in Lake Charles, La.

Nicholls State officials said Wednesday that they had received permission from LSU's compliance department to speak with Mathieu, but have not yet met with the 2011 Heisman Trophy finalist.

Officials at Jackson State and Prairie View said Wednesday that LSU has rejected their requests to pursue Mathieu.

Mathieu was kicked off the LSU football team last Friday, reportedly for the latest of several failed drug tests. He has not yet announced his plans for this season.

Officials at McNeese State, where classes began Wednesday, say there remains some leeway for Mathieu to enroll within the next few days.

Classes do not begin at Nicholls State until Aug. 22.

As for the possibility of Mathieu returning to play for LSU in 2013, Vincent reiterated recent comments that the university ''Will not speculate on Tyrann's future with the LSU football program at this time.''

''We can only state that he is eligible to continue his academic career at LSU and that he will not be a member of the LSU football team for the 2012 season,'' Vincent said. ''Any other comments on his future at LSU will be made at the appropriate time if necessary.''

Mathieu can only play this season if he joins a program at the FCS level, the second tier of Division I, or a team in a lower division. If he wants to play another season at the Division I FBS level, he would have to wait until 2013, but will have become eligible for the NFL draft by then.

Both McNeese State and Nicholls State play in the Southland Conference, one of the top leagues at the FCS level.

Nicholls State is in Thibodaux, La., about an hour's drive southwest of Mathieu's native New Orleans. McNeese State is more than 200 miles west on Interstate 10.

The 20-year-old Mathieu - nicknamed Honey Badger for his tenacious style, small stature (5-foor-9, 175 pounds) and blonde streak of hair - rose from obscurity to become one of college football's biggest stars in 2011, his sophomore season.

Mathieu won the Bednarik Award as national defensive player of the year last season. He scored four touchdowns - two on punt returns and two on fumble returns - intercepted two passes, caused six fumbles and recovered four.

PRESEASON TOP 30
•No. 30: Notre Dame
•No. 29: Virginia
•No. 28: Texas Christian
•No. 27: Mississippi State
•No. 26: Georgia Tech
•No. 25: Rutgers
•No. 24: NC State
•No. 23: Florida
•No. 22: Nebraska
•No. 21: Auburn
•No. 20: Oklahoma State
•No. 19: West Virginia
•No. 18: Arkansas
•No. 17: Boise State
•No. 16: Michigan State
•No. 15: Virginia Tech
•No. 14: Louisville
•No. 13: Utah
•No. 12: Michigan
•No. 11: Ohio State
•No. 10: Wisconsin
•No. 9: Florida State
•No. 8: Georgia
•No. 7: South Carolina
•No. 6: USC
•No. 5: Texas
•No. 4: Alabama
•No. 3: Oregon
•No. 2: Oklahoma
•No. 1: LSU

Had to throw the poll into the mix too-:biggrin:

http://msn.foxsports.com/collegefoo...20-schools-have-inquired-about-star-cb-081512
 

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If there is any good news out of this-this would be the right direction needed to straighten out his life- I wish hm the best.
 
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