College Football 2012: Report Says Tyrann Mathieu Received Benefits

BREAKING NEWS: SI Reports Tyrann Mathieu Received Improper Benefits

10/16/12 in NCAAF   |   Tyler_Waddell   |   426 respect

Former LSU star Blog Photo - College Football 2012: Report Says Tyrann Mathieu Received Benefitscornerback Tyrann "Honey Badger" Mathieu has had a rough last couple months, but it doesn't look like it'll be getting better anytime soon for the 2011 Heisman finalist.

According to a report by Sports Illustrated released earlier today, Mathieu received improper benefits at a nightclub outside the school campus during his stay on the team.
"Since last January, Mathieu has allowed his image to be used on a flyer-promoting ad event at a local night club, appeared in several promotional videos online and, multiple sources told SI, received benefits at the club that could affect his eligibility."
Mathieu, who decided not to enroll into an FCS program to finish out his collegiate career, finished his four-week drug rehabilitation with John Lucas in Houston before returning to school last month.

If these accusations come to be true — and it looks like they will — Mathieu would likely be ineligible for the remainder of this season with a good possibility of the entire 2013 season.

This would end his hopes of returning to the team and obviously has huge implications on his already-diminished draft stock.

As a sophomore, Mathieu recorded six forced fumbles, four touchdowns and two interceptions, becoming just the third defensive player in 17 years to have a seat saved in New York as a Heisman finalist.


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10/23/12   |   ladyhuckleberry   |   43 respect

Tyler_Waddell wrote:
I appreciate the insight but please don't attack me like that again. Next time read the actual article and the source. Thanks.

Be a man and get your facts straight rather than trying to fill up space on a deadline.

10/22/12   |   Tyler_Waddell   |   426 respect

ladyhuckleberry wrote:
Ty's been a friend for the last couple of years and rather than make him feel uncomfortable I don't say or do anything that would discredit him or his family. He's a good kid, just got a raw deal in life but is on his way to making somethin of himself. He's seen the error of his ways and admits he was wrong in doing what he did. He was man enuff to take Rehab and not go kicking and screaming he didn't do anything wrong. I admire him for what he's doing and he's going to make it because he knows who's in his corner and who's out to use him.

I appreciate the insight but please don't attack me like that again. Next time read the actual article and the source. Thanks.

10/22/12   |   ladyhuckleberry   |   43 respect

TigerSooner wrote:
This story has got more lies in it than Swiss Cheese has holes in it. Once again the Media has to fill up space and doesn't give a damn whether they tell the truth or not.

As a friend of Tyrann's I resent the hell out of what you're infering and would love to meet you face to face and discuss it. But somethin tells me you'd be afraid to face a female who can stand her ground against a male, a lying male at that. Why not bother to get your facts straight before goin in and crucifyin somebody? Are you that desparate for fillin up space? Tyrann's just a kid who grew up hard, check into his life growin up if you dare and didn't have the luxury of havin anybody in the beginni to help him make decisions and choices. He's not a bad kid at all, just made bad judgement on some things but now is tryin to get his act together and focus on what's better in life; which's more than I can say for some. Nonetheless, while you're pointin fingers at him take a look at ho many you have comin back at yourself.

Ty's been a friend for the last couple of years and rather than make him feel uncomfortable I don't say or do anything that would discredit him or his family. He's a good kid, just got a raw deal in life but is on his way to making somethin of himself. He's seen the error of his ways and admits he was wrong in doing what he did. He was man enuff to take Rehab and not go kicking and screaming he didn't do anything wrong. I admire him for what he's doing and he's going to make it because he knows who's in his corner and who's out to use him.

10/21/12   |   Tyler_Waddell   |   426 respect

TigerSooner wrote:
This story has got more lies in it than Swiss Cheese has holes in it. Once again the Media has to fill up space and doesn't give a damn whether they tell the truth or not.

As a friend of Tyrann's I resent the hell out of what you're infering and would love to meet you face to face and discuss it. But somethin tells me you'd be afraid to face a female who can stand her ground against a male, a lying male at that. Why not bother to get your facts straight before goin in and crucifyin somebody? Are you that desparate for fillin up space? Tyrann's just a kid who grew up hard, check into his life growin up if you dare and didn't have the luxury of havin anybody in the beginni to help him make decisions and choices. He's not a bad kid at all, just made bad judgement on some things but now is tryin to get his act together and focus on what's better in life; which's more than I can say for some. Nonetheless, while you're pointin fingers at him take a look at ho many you have comin back at yourself.

Is this a joke? Did you even read the article? It was a report from SI. And I'm sure you're real tight with Mathieu, just like everybody else from the state of Louisiana.

10/18/12   |   TigerSooner   |   125 respect

This story has got more lies in it than Swiss Cheese has holes in it. Once again the Media has to fill up space and doesn't give a damn whether they tell the truth or not.

As a friend of Tyrann's I resent the hell out of what you're infering and would love to meet you face to face and discuss it. But somethin tells me you'd be afraid to face a female who can stand her ground against a male, a lying male at that. Why not bother to get your facts straight before goin in and crucifyin somebody? Are you that desparate for fillin up space? Tyrann's just a kid who grew up hard, check into his life growin up if you dare and didn't have the luxury of havin anybody in the beginni to help him make decisions and choices. He's not a bad kid at all, just made bad judgement on some things but now is tryin to get his act together and focus on what's better in life; which's more than I can say for some. Nonetheless, while you're pointin fingers at him take a look at ho many you have comin back at yourself.