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Tyrann Mathieu - NFL Draft Profile

TeamArizona
Round3
Selection7 (69 overall)
PositionSafety
SchoolLSU
YearSO
Born5/13/1992
Height5-9
Weight186
High SchoolSt. Augustine (New Orleans, Louisiana)
2011 Heisman Trophy Finalist, Bednarik Award winner, Walter Camp National Player of the Year Finalist, First-Team All-American, SEC Defensive Player of the Year, First-Team All-SEC selection...First-Team All-America in 2010, Freshman All-SEC...Started all 13 games in which he appeared in 2011, recording a pair of interceptions, six forced fumbles and five fumble recoveries...Posted 76 tackles, 59 solo, as well as 7.5 stops behind the lineof scrimmage...Registered 27 punt returns two seasons ago, tallied a pair of touchdowns as he averaged 15.6 yards per return...Appeared in 13 games for LSU as a freshman in 2010, notched 57 tackles, 8.5 TFLs and 4.5 sacks...Logged a pair of interceptions, five forced fumbles and three fumble returns in first year with the Tigers...A tremendous athlete with great instincts who was considered one of the most dynamic performers on the defensive side of the ball at LSU...Was dismissed from the LSU program just one week into preseason training camp in August 2012 due to a violation of team rules...Lack of sizeand red flags surrounding decision-making off the field have severly hurt draft stock.


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