LSU football standout Arden Key is set to return to the team on Monday.
The school announced that the All-American pass rusher will be returning after taking a brief time away for “personal reasons.” Key spent a total of four months away from the program and also underwent shoulder surgery, according to The Advocate.
While away from the team, Key reportedly added 20 pounds to his frame.
Throughout his time with the Tigers, Key has recorded 97 tackles, 21 tackles for loss and 17 sacks.
#LSU confirms the expected: Arden Key will return Monday to the team.
He had surgery on his shoulder, a statement says.
— Ross Dellenger (@RossDellenger) June 5, 2017
Last season, despite injuring his shoulder and missing a Thanksgiving game against Texas A&M due to suspension. However, despite missing that time, Key finished the season with 12 sacks which was a single-season LSU record.
Key looks to once again be a key part of the Tigers defense in 2017.
LSU kicks off its 2017 campaign on Saturday, Sept. 2 against the BYU Cougars at NRG Stadium in Houston.
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