STARKVILLE, Miss. — Arden Key Sr. sees it as a sign from above.
Doctors cleared his son, LSU’s All-American edge-rusher, to make his 2017 debut this week. The opponent: Mississippi State.
“It’s God,” Arden Key Sr. said Friday in an interview. “He had his coming out party against Mississippi State, and he got cleared to come back and play against Mississippi State. I’m looking forward to a rebirth.”
That’s what he’s referring to it as — a rebirth. A rebirth of his son’s career, temporarily derailed this spring by undisclosed personal issues and this summer by recovery from shoulder surgery. A career that peaked last season with him setting the school’s single-season sack record is back on track, restarting with a familiar foe.
Arden Key Jr. recorded a sack on his first collegiate snap in the 2015 season opener in Starkville, Mississippi. He broke through State’s offensive line and mauled…
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