Chiefs 1st-round pick Clyde Edwards-Helaire says he’s ECSTATIC to play with Patrick Mahomes in Kansas City … telling TMZ Sports he thinks the QB is a Hall of Famer!
We spoke with the LSU superstar just days after he was selected with the 32nd overall pick in the NFL draft … and it didn’t take long for him to tell us he’s PUMPED over the idea of sharing a backfield with Mahomes.
In fact, Clyde says when he found out Patrick had advised Chiefs brass to pick him before their draft last week … he became even more enamored with the QB.
“It made me feel like this was the right place to be,” Edwards-Helaire says. “This is where God wanted me to be.”
“And, ultimately. Man, MVP quarterback, soon to be Hall of Famer — he’s going to be a Hall of Famer, so for him to send my name in and want me to play with him, it made me feel a little special.”
Clyde — who’s expected to have a huge role in the Chiefs’ offense catching passes from Mahomes in 2020 — added, “I’m still kind of amazed by the entire situation.”
We also asked Clyde what he’s spending his first NFL paycheck on … and he tells us he’s looking to buy land — and his reasoning for why is pretty amazing!!