Leonard Fournette III is an American football running back.
American football, referred to as football in the United States and Canada, and also known as gridiron, is a sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end.
A running back is an American and Canadian football position, a member of the offensive backfield.
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Formerly with the LSU Tigers, he was a consensus All-America selection following his sophomore season in 2015, after setting school single-season records with 1,953 rushing yards and 22 rushing touchdowns, and leading the country with 162.8 rushing yards per game.
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Fournette had joined the Tigers with near-unprecedented hype in 2014 after an outstanding career at St. Augustine High School in New Orleans, winning the 2013 USA Today High School Football Offensive Player of the Year and being named the No. 1 overall recruit in 2014 senior class according to ESPN, 247Sports.com, and CBS Sports.
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After three seasons with the LSU Tigers, Fournette decided to enter the 2017 NFL Draft.
The 2017 NFL draft would be the 82nd annual meeting of National Football League franchises to select newly eligible football players.