Former Heisman Trophy finalist Tyrann Mathieu, who was arrested on marijuana possession charges shortly after being kicked out of LSU for failing a drug test, will not play college football any more. He'll reportedly enter the NFL Draft, where he'll give NFL analysts a lot of very NFL things to talk about.
Former LSU defensive back Tyrann Mathieu plans to announce today he is entering the next NFL draft, a source said— Joe Schad (@schadjoe) November 29, 2012
The latest we'd heard of Mathieu is that he's been living with former teammate Patrick Peterson's family in Florida.
Mathieu tore apart the SEC West as a freshman and sophomore, breaking LSU's school career forced fumbles record in just two seasons and breaking punt returns that sparked big 2011 wins over Arkansas and in the SEC Championship Game.
He's as talented as any player in the country, but his list of bad decisions also rivals just about anybody's. He's what NFL people call "a character risk," to say the least. But what a potential payoff.
This post originally appeared on SB Nation.