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Tyrann Mathieu in rehab center

Updated: August 17, 2012, 3:22 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

NEW ORLEANS -- Former LSU star Tyrann Mathieu has entered a drug rehabilitation program in Houston since being dismissed last week from the team, according to his adoptive father.

Tyrone Mathieu says that the 20-year-old cornerback and punt returner known as the "Honey Badger" has been at the Right Step recovery center and is being counseled by former NBA player John Lucas. Lucas battled substance abuse during his pro career and now mentors others who have dependency issues.

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