LSU offensive lineman Ed Ingram was reinstated to the football team on Friday afternoon after serving more than a year long suspension for an arrest involving sexual assault in Dallas.

“Our whole team and our LSU family welcomes Ed Ingram back. He is an outstanding football player, an integral part of our football team and family and we are excited to have him back with us,” said Ed Orgeron in an official statement.

With the charges being dismissed, Ingram now provides the Tigers with a big boost to an offensive line unit that has been average at best. He will not play Saturday vs. Vanderbilt, but Ingram could be available to play vs. Utah State after the bye week. Ingram started 12 games for LSU during his freshman season in 2017 and will be an immediate impact player when he returns.

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