BATON ROUGE, La. -- Clyde Edwards' plan was just to go in for a quick handshake and short hug. But as soon as LSU running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire made it to his father along the sidelines, he jumped into Edwards and squeezed him with a big hug.
"They said you wasn't no running back! Huh! Huh!" Edwards shouted into his son's ear. "You showed them! They said you wasn't no running back! That's what I'm talking about!"
Edwards-Helaire had just run over, through and around Alabama defenders for 180 yards and four touchdowns in the No.