‘Humbled’ Honey Badger ready for more

April 5, 2012

‘Humbled’ Honey Badger ready for more

BATON ROUGE, La. — LSU’s Tyrann Mathieu emerged as one of college football’s biggest stars last season.

As a rule, stars are typically branded with nicknames, and Mathieu had a catchy one — the Honey Badger.

He also had a knack for making game-changing plays and made enough of them that he earned a trip to New York City as a Heisman Trophy finalist, not to mention consensus All-America honors, in leading the Tigers to a 13-1 record and BCS runner-up finish.

But when Mathieu reflects on what was truly a remarkable sophomore season, he uses words like “humbled” and “disappointment” and “hungry.”

Read more: espn.com

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