More good news today for LSU Tiger fans.  Defensive Back Tyrann Mathieu is one of the finalists for the Heisman Trophy. 

He tweeted today: "Thank GOD!!  I am truly blessed!!"  Mathieu, aka Honey Badger, has made an impact in just about every game this season, most recently running back a punt for a TD against Georgia.

Here's the release from the Heisman Committee:

On behalf of the Heisman Trophy Trust, 1995 Heisman Trophy Winner Eddie George announced the finalists for the 77th Annual Heisman Memorial Trophy on ESPN's 6pm EST edition of SportsCenter.  The five finalists for this year's award are University of Wisconsin running back Montee Ball, Baylor University quarterback Robert Griffin III, Stanford University quarterback Andrew Luck, Louisiana State University cornerback Tyrann Mathieu, and University of Alabama running back Trent Richardson.

All five finalists will be invited to New York for the live Heisman Trophy announcement this Saturday.