Former U.S. Under-19 National Team member Tyrann Mathieu was an All-America defensive back at LSU in 2011 but then missed the entire 2012 season when he was dismissed from the team.
Mathieu and about 300 other athletes are taking part in the NFL Combine this weekend in preparation for the April draft. Mathieu spoke with the media and discussed how he is attempting to overcome a year without football and put his life back on track.
Forty-five (45) women spanning 15 states have been selected to play for the 2013 U.S. Women’s National Team in football. Team USA will compete June 28 to July 6 in Vantaa, Finland, in the second International Federation of American Football (IFAF) Women’s World Championship.
Former U.S. National Team players Jordan Lynch (2009), Tevin Reese (2009) and Will Monday (2011) were featured on Sports Illustrated's annual All-Two Star (and fewer) Team, which highlights players who weren't highly recruited out of high school but have gone on to stellar college football careers.
Here's what SI's Andy Staples said about the trio: