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I like chillin’ by the pool.
What you have to have is motivation and you have to have drive.
But, yeah, I definitely want to get a Cardinals tattoo.
LSU has a strong drug testing program and LSU went to great lengths to help me in my treatment and recovery.
Life is funny and weird.
I didn’t really like playing free safety. I didn’t like being in the middle of the field.
I was a rock star. I was the president of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
I want to be the same guy I am in the weight room that I am on the football field.
I want to be a beacon to kids like me, the ones who grow up without hope.
I’m surrounding myself with people who want to do what I want to do, which is be a football player.
The tough part is when someone asks you to take a pay cut. I don’t think that makes sense for a lot of players.
I’m trying to reach out for help as much as I can. That’s why I got into a rehab program. That’s why I get counseling. That’s why I have a sponsor.
I don’t think I can go back to New Orleans. I don’t think that’s possible.
When you surround yourself with the wrong people it’s going to backfire every time.
I want people who go through tough times, hard times, or didn’t have everything right-things didn’t fall in their lap or go in their favor-to know that they can still achieve their dream and go to the highest of the highs.
I would never twerk, no. Ever.
It’s not all about money for me.
I just want to be remembered as an inspiration. I don’t want to be remembered as anything else.
At LSU, I was a true leader. I know I made some mistakes, but I think I was a leader for my teammates.
I think Tom Brady is one of the greatest competitors of all time.
It is irresponsible and shows a lack of integrity for anyone to disclose medical information regardless of how it was gathered. I would expect that conversations regarding my drug testing history during the course of my medical treatment would be private.
I like movies, action movies. I definitely would be an actor in Hollywood.
I don’t want anyone to believe in me more than me.
Not too many people have my story. And this is my story: A guy goes from unknown to a Heisman Trophy finalist. He gets kicked out of school. He absolutely rebounds himself. He becomes a millionaire. He’s taking care of his family. And then he’s getting injured.
I like Kanye and Kendrick Lamar.
I have a Yorkie named King. Just the relationship I’ve developed with him is special. He really is somewhat of a best friend. When I come home from a hard day, he’s always happy to see me.
You gotta have faith. You gotta keep your head up.
I take great pride in being who I am. Whether I’m broken or not, I am who I am.
I don’t have any bad vibes with LSU. I learned so much there. I experienced so much there. I had so much fun. I met great people.
I moved to Humble under really unfortunate circumstances obviously, Hurricane Katrina, so our family was displaced here for four months. Humble was a home for us.
It’s just the vibe I got when I landed in New Orleans. The culture is absolutely different. It’s so dangerous, I tell you, I fly in and I fly out of town. That’s how scared I am. And this is where I came from.
I celebrate my teammates’ plays more than I celebrate my plays.
I’m always moving around. It’s hard for offenses to get a grip on what I’m doing or where I’m at.
A lot of the things that I put before football, was really not fun anymore without football.
I want to go somewhere where I can be completely immersed in football, and it’s not too much about anything but winning – I want to be a part of winning culture, where you feel that all the time. That’s all I want.
A lot of guys, they feed off me… I’m extremely prideful in what I do. I think a lot of guys take heed of that. They look up to that.
Trust takes time, especially when you’ve done a lot of things for people not to trust you.
Many times I looked in the mirror and didn’t see anything. Couldn’t see anything. I didn’t see anything in the mirror. It was me, but I didn’t truly know my soul, my spirit.
Walking alone, just thinking – that’s treatment, man. That’s the most comforting rehab I’ve known.
But, most of the time it takes people to hit rock bottom for them to start believing in themselves, and start seeking help.
I want to start a foundation called Second Chance. I was given a second chance, so I want to reach out to different groups of people. It would be nice to give that opportunity to others.
My adopted parents were able to pay for me to go to a private school. So I had it better than most people.
I was fortunate. And I hate using the word lucky, but I was very, very lucky. Because, all of those things were around me man. The violence, the drugs, the abuse of women. All these things were present in my life. And I take a step back and I try to reflect on my journey and what helped me out.
I just want to prove my point that I’m one of the best safeties in this league.
New Orleans is a great place, a place of celebration. But on the other hand, there’s a reality to it, there’s violence, there’s misguided youth.
It’s about gaining that confidence back in myself. Believing in myself more than others may believe.
Any time I’m healthy I feel like I’m the best defensive player in the NFL.
It makes you grateful, it makes you humble that you have the opportunity to be a father and be there for your son. My father wasn’t, so I just try to do the right things for my son.
Going to school is cool, being accountable is cool, being responsible is cool. Those things are the cool things to do.
I’ve got two parents, I don’t ride around with guns, and I’ve never put my hands on a woman. But the only team that believed me was the Cardinals.
I can’t make someone tell the truth. But I can ask.
I want to… help the young guys, help my teammates, help everybody be confident and make everybody feel like they’re special.
I’ve got to be the best person that Tyrann can be.
Big-time college ball is a business, and they work you to death. You’re in the gym at 7 A. M., got classes all morning, then five hours of practice a day.
I’ve always wanted a perfect life.