Riding the ‘hot hand’ paying dividends for LSU running game

Is Clyde Edwards-Helaire a … scatback? Change of pace back? Multi-purpose back fits the bill. Whatever you want to label LSU’s sophomore tailback, he’ll accept it and move on. Just acknowledge he can also run between the tackles. Edwards-Helaire has tallied 403 yards and three touchdowns over the past four games, including a career-best 145 …

Five takeaways: Dee Anderson, Clyde Edwards-Helaire push sleepwalking LSU

No. 6 LSU was supposed to roll Louisiana Tech on Saturday. And with the score at 24-0 late in the second quarter, it looked like the Tigers (4-0, 1-0 Southeastern Conference) were in the process of doing that. Then the players fell asleep at the wheel, the stadium emptied out, and soon, Louisiana Tech (2-1) …

‘We put Louisiana in their hands’: Edwards-Helaire’s big game game keeps LSU undefeated

Long after the touchdown toss play in the second quarter, and a midfield juke that turned into 16 yards a few minutes before halftime, running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire recorded the first 100-yard rushing game of his career on a 5-yard run up the middle. No. 6 LSU beat Louisiana Tech 38-21 Saturday night at Tiger …

For nearly 15 years, LSU’s Edwards-Helaire has been running in Derrius Guice’s cleat steps

If LSU tailback Clyde Edwards-Helaire ends up with the Washington Redskins in a year or two, he is going to wonder what the Guice is going on. Edwards-Helaire, a sophomore from Catholic High in Baton Rouge expected to contend for Derrius Guice's vacant starting job with the Tigers this season, is once again following the …

Will Clyde Edwards-Helaire uphold LSU’s running back tradition?

Dating back to Kevin Faulk’s time in Baton Rouge, LSU has produced seven First-Team All-SEC running backs. That number does not include familiar names like Joe Addai, Justin Vincent, Jacob Hester and Spencer Ware. There have been 16 LSU running backs on NFL rosters in that same timeframe. To put it simply, LSU has rarely …

Clyde Edwards-Helaire among young LSU football standouts

No young LSU football player has jumped out to Ed Orgeron quite like Rashard Alexander did last spring when he named Alexander a starter before the 2017 spring game.  Even so, several young players have caught the coach's eye this spring. One such player is running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire, who has been battling injuries this spring. He …

LSU Practice Report, Day 10: D-line pecking order, a running back returns and more

Running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire is back.  The Catholic High product returned to drills Tuesday after missing Saturday's scrimmage for undisclosed reasons, and he practiced in full, too.  Edwards-Helaire has shined over the first 10 practices of spring, coach Ed Orgeron has said, flashing the potential in the backfield that the Tigers need.  Click here to …

Clyde Edwards-Helaire Can Become The Next Feature Back for LSU 

Clyde Edwards-Helaire will soon become a household name for LSU football fans. The sophomore running back has all the traits of being a future NFL draft pick. Although he hasn’t seen a lot of playing time, Edwards-Helaire is putting in the necessary work to become a leader for the Tigers.  Click here to continue reading. …