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Arizona Cardinals' Tyrann Mathieu is Honey Badger no longer

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The Arizona Cardinals controversial third round pick because of off the field issues has decided to ditch the nickname given to him during his college days at LSU.

Derick E. Hingle-US PRESSWIRE

During his rookie press conference Thursday, Arizona Cardinals new free safety, Tyrann Mathieu talked about a variety of things - mostly contrition of his past drug problems- and his desire to put his nickname of "Honey Badger", given to him because of his small stature - yet willingness to do whatever it takes to succeed - nature, put behind him.

But since this hook is just waiting for a fish to bite and be pulled in, I have come up with some new nicknames for the former Honey Badger - David Letterman Late Night Top Ten style.(Feel free to add you own.) So from the home office in Why, AZ comes:

The Top Ten New Nicknames for Tyrann Mathieu

Number 10: Thai Stick Maui Wowie

Number 9: Honey Bunches Of Smoke

Number 8: Silly Goose

Number 7: Peanut Butter Weasel

Number 6: Frostee Rucker

Number 5: Pookie

Number 4: Herb Bud

Number 3: Adam Pierre

Number 2: Fart Face Dicklepoop

And, the number one new nickname for Tyrann Mathieu is..... (drumroll)

Byron Matthew

Take it away, Paul... let's hear some Deep Purple "Smoke On The Water."...