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Update: Tyrann Mathieu AKA Honey Badger Ran 4.5 40-Yard Dash

Pretty impressive.

Update: The official time for Mathieu's 40-yard dash is 4.5 seconds. An unofficial time of 4.43 was reported earlier. 

Earlier: Yesterday, Tyrann Mathieu put up the lowest number of reps (4) for a defensive back on the 225-pound bench press. But today, in what's considered a more important drill for his position, he posted a pretty speedy unofficial 40-yard dash time of 4.43 seconds.

Mathieu was considered a top NFL prospect after his sophomore season in 2011 when he was named a Heisman finalist and his LSU Tigers reached the BCS National Championship Game. But reported failed drug tests forced the school to kick him off the team indefinitely, essentially ending his collegiate football career. The "honey badger", as he's nicknamed, is trying to reach the NFL after entering rehab for drug addiction and taking a year off from football.

You can view the video on his run here on

Mathieu's unofficial 40 time could restore the faith many NFL teams once had in his abilities. It'll be interesting to see which team takes a chance on him in the upcoming NFL Draft, and what round it occurs in.