LSU coach Ed Orgeron thinks ailing Clyde Edwards-Helaire will perform – ESPN


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ATLANTA — LSU mentor Ed Orgeron stated he’s betting on acquiring Clyde Edwards-Helaire obtainable for the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl on Saturday, but he’s not guaranteed how substantially he’ll get from the star tailback in a playoff matchup against No. 4 Oklahoma.

Edwards-Helaire, LSU’s best rusher, hurt his hamstring before this month, and Orgeron mentioned he even now has not practiced. Edwards-Helaire did some work with the education team and reported soreness afterward, but Orgeron said he thinks his junior will try out to participate in.

“Obviously, if Clyde’s completely ready to play, we’re likely to enable him perform,” Orgeron stated. “But he is a game-time selection. Do I think he performs? Indeed, but how considerably he plays, I will not know. He is not 100%, obviously.”

LSU RB Edwards-Helaire continue to iffy vs. Sooners

Orgeron claimed he’d still to see Edwards-Helaire cut on the injured leg, which would be the largest obstacle to looking at motion from the Sooners.

LSU will maintain a remaining stroll-via Friday in advance of the Peach Bowl.

Edwards-Helaire is a essential aspect of both equally LSU’s run activity, where he led the group with one,290 yards and sixteen touchdowns, and the passing attack, with 50 catches for 399 yards.

If Edwards-Helaire is out or restricted, Orgeron stated redshirt freshman Chris Curry and freshmen Tyrion Davis-Price and John Emery will “be completely ready” for a committee tactic.