Eli Ricks temporary departure made LSU suffer badly. The injury update and if he will be able to play this season are described below. Make sure not to miss out on the news.
Eli Ricks is an NCAA collegiate American football player who plays for Louisiana State University Tigers.
The news of his recent injury impacted badly on the team as they already miss their other cornerback Derek Stingley Jr.
With another cornerback missing, this affected the team’s performance as they dropped to 3-3 in this season.
The first game he missed was with Kentucky and if everything goes in his favor, he will be back for the next season.
Eli Ricks Injury Update
The shoulder injury of Eli Ricks started earlier this season and as per the latest update is that he will soon enter the operation theatre.
As the main defensive side, cornerback relies heavily on their shoulders to make an impact.
Ricks will not be able to play the rest of the season as he will be undergoing surgery for his shoulder injury.
Going through the surgery was not his first choice, however, after going through undeniable pain multiple times, surgery was the only option.
Ricks spoke about his injury in an Instagram post with the caption Á smooth sea never made a skillful sailor’.
Eli Ricks Age And Wikipedia
Eli Ricks is only of age 19 years old. Even at such a young age, his success earned him his own Wikipedia page.
Ricks started playing football at the age of 7 and he was athletic even before that as he already played karate and basketball at that age.
His mother did not allow him to play football considering the injuries the players go through.
Eventually, she could not hold up his passion for the sport. Ironically, her fear came true after such a long time.
At the age of 10, he was already training with professional football coaches.
Eli Ricks Brother
Eli Ricks also has a younger brother, whose name still remains unknown on the web.
His brother was mentioned once in an interview saying that his brother sat behind him in the backseat while his mother drove 5 hours to train.
He is fairly young to hope if he would become athletic later.
Eli Ricks Instagram
Eli Ricks is active on Instagram at @elias_ricks. To be honest, there is not much about him on his Instagram.
Unlike most, he uses his Instagram platform to showcase his portfolio.
Thus, he rarely shows snippets of his personal life on Instagram.