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LSU’s Jamal Adams is Honey Badger 2.0



Freakish junior running back Leonard Fournette is arguably the elite talent in all of college football so it goes without saying that he is going to dominate the coverage involving LSU football this season.

But the Tigers boast another likely top-10 pick on defense in fellow junior Jamal Adams, an instinctive and hard-hitting safety already drawing comparisons by some close to the program to former LSU (and current NFL star) Tyrann Mathieu.

And while earning comparisons to the great Honey Badger is quite the compliment, frankly, it isn’t enough. At six-foot, 211 pounds, Adams is considerably bigger than the 5-foot-9, 186 pound Arizona Cardinals standout and is a much cleaner prospect off the field than Mathieu was at LSU, as well. Whereas Mathieu’s repeated failed drug tests led to his suspension from LSU and his slip on draft day, the folks at LSU can’t speak highly enough about Adams, who was the first player of the Les Miles era to ever be named a team captain for a game (Louisiana-Monroe) as a true freshman.

Read more here: Top NFL Draft Prospects: LSU’s Jamal Adams is Honey Badger 2.0

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