LSU Football Takes Home 3 Major Awards
Mathieu was chosen for the Chuck Bednarick award, given to College football's best defensive player. It marks the second straight year an LSU Tiger received the award, as CB Patrick Peterson won it last year.
Speaking of cornerbacks, CB Morris Claiborne took home the Jim Thorpe Award, given to the best cornerback in the Country. Peterson won the Thrope Award last year as well.
LSU head coach Les Miles was honored as the best coach in the Country when he was selected for the Home Depot Coach of the year award.