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Tyrann Mathieu

'Honey Badger' DROPPED

from LSU Football Team

8/10/2012 10:13 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
breaking news

Tyrann Mathieu -- aka "The Honey Badger" -- has just been kicked off the LSU football team for violating team and school rules.

20-year-old Mathieu was a Heisman Trophy finalist in 2011 ... and was supposed to be a frontrunner for the award in 2012.  In other words ... the defensive back was considered one of the best players in college football.

LSU coach Les Miles is currently addressing the media ... and has said:

"Tyrann Mathieu is no longer on our team. Violated team policies."

Miles added, "Lost a quality person, enjoyed going to work with him ... we'll miss him."

Les wouldn't explain the nature of the violation, but said ... "I can't imagine he wouldn't want to transfer and go play football."

Honey Badger -- who will be entering his junior year -- was suspended for a game last season ... after reportedly testing positive for synthetic marijuana.

It's unclear if his dismissal is drug related.


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Hey dummy hey dummy thanks for throwing your collegiate career away you belong in jail weed hawk

741 days ago

Jan P    

Piece of trash who has no respect for rules or guidelines. He should have been kicked off last yeaer but LSU was desperate for a win over BAMA..Roll Tide!

741 days ago


Did you hear about the girl releasing sexting messages from an LSU player on YouTube. This team is out of control, lol!

713 days ago


Ok ya he lil crazy fa doing dat but hey dis is his chose nd he picked the bad side so da gud side beet da dark so now he fked up

378 days ago
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