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LSU running back commit Clyde Edwards-Helaire to explore options, remains committed to Tigers

LSU running back commit Clyde Edwards-Helaire set to explore options, but remains committed to LSU, he announced on Twitter on Monday.

LSU commit and Baton Rouge (La.) Catholic running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire announced on Twitter that he is not decommitting from LSU, but rather reopening his recruitment and exploring his options.

"After spending time with my family during the holidays; talking and discussing my future plans, I have decided to re-open my recruitment to explore all my options," Edwards-Helaire said in the tweet. 

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The No. 3 running back in Louisiana said that he'd like to be recruited harder and a priority for the school, especially since he's been fully committed to LSU. The three-star running back is looking for a great fit for him offensively to display his versatility. 

"I have been fully committed to LSU throughout the entire recruiting process. I should feel like a priority with an school," the 5-8, 190-pound running back said. "However, my family and I must make the "best" decision for my future. I have to be compatible and fit into their programs offense and their vision. This will allow me to be placed in the best position to display my talents and capabilities."

Mississippi State, Florida State, Cal, Oregon State, Oklahoma and TCU are all schools that would be in the mix for Edwards-Helaire. The Baton Rouge native has an official visit scheduled to Mississippi State in January.



"Do not let Edwards-Helaire's size fool you. He may not be tall, but he can play big. He is very strong and durable. He can carry the ball and make plays out of the backfield. Not only is he a good runner, but he is a very good receiver out of the backfield. He is great at setting up a defender and making a sharp cut or quick move in space to avoid the tackle. He has great lower-body strength and he runs with good balance." 

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