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Former Heisman Trophy Finalist, Tyrann Mathieu, enters Drug Rehab in Houston, Texas

Written by DeShawn McQueen on Monday, 20 August 2012. Posted in Breaking News, Alcohol

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Fox News recently divulged that Tyrann Mathieu has entered rehab for substance abuse addiction.

The twenty year old division one star university football player, otherwise known as “Honey Badger”, released a statement through his adoptive father, Tyrone Mathieu, that his main focus is on investing in his health in an effort to reemerge and play great football.

Honey Badger, who will be eligible for the National Football League draft in one year, was a star cornerback for Louisiana State University Tigers football team until he was recently dismissed from the team for using drugs.

According to the Louisiana State University website, not only has Honey Badger, who was once a Heisman trophy finalist, been released from the Tigers, he has also withdrawn from the university.

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Honey Badger entered the Right Step Recovery Center, a drug rehabilitation center in Houston, Texas.

Although Mathieu’s has expressed interest in returning to the Tigers for the 2013, he remains committed to completing treatment before he returns to football.

John Lucas, a former basketball player for the National Basketball Association, whose own career was eclipsed due to drug addiction, is Honey Badger’s drug counselor at Right Step.

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DeShawn McQueen

DeShawn McQueen

DeShawn McQueen is a staff writer at Recovery Now Newspaper and, an informative newspaper that serves as a resource for persons of all stages of drug and alcohol treatment, by giving them access to relevant and necessary information so that they may live balanced and substance-free lifestyles. DeShawn graduated from Wayne State University with Bachelor of Science degrees in psychology and premedical sciences. He holds a Juris Doctors degree in law from Valparaiso University School of Law. DeShawn’s writing and research has been published in such academic journals as Behavioral Pharmacology and Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior among others. He lives in Los Angeles, California.

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