LEONARD FOURNETTE RUMORS

Should Jets take LSU's Leonard Fournette in 2017 NFL Draft?

The Jets hold the No. 6 pick in the 2017 NFL Draft. If LSU running back Leonard Fournette is there, should they take him?
Via NJ.com
1 day ago

If Rumors Of Dalvin Cook Falling Ring True, Carolina Panthers Need To Pounce

“The Carolina Panthers will draft a running back in the 2017 draft.” This is a statement that most fans and media members around the league believe to be true. And so do I. Where the Panthers splurge on a back is where the debate begins, however. Leonard Fournette is a clear cut fan favorite for running back if the Panthers decide to draft one with the eight overall selection...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Raiders would ‘welcome the chance’ to pick Christian McCaffrey in first round

Unless the Oakland Raiders retain Latavius Murray or add another veteran running back, the team will surely target a player at this position early in the 2017 NFL Draft.Already linked to future Hall of Famer Adrian Peterson, there’s a chance Oakland will will indeed add a veteran in free agency. This would make the need to go running back early in the draft pretty much non-existent...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Leonard Fournette posts exceptionally fast 40-time for his size

Leonard Fournette appears to be the full package as a running back. And much like Christian McCaffrey, he was very impressive at the NFL Combine on Friday.Fournette posted a 4.51 40-time at the scouting event. On the surface, that might not “wow” you, but when you place it into context, you see how impressive it is.Fournette is much bigger than your average back, which makes...
Via Larry Brown Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Top five takeaways from Friday at the 2017 NFL Combine

Running backs, offensive linemen and special teams players hit the field Friday at Lucas Oil Stadium to get the on-field work at the 2017 NFL Combine kicked off.For the most part, the excitement factor was minimal until the running backs got their turn to shine. But one offensive lineman you may not have heard of is really starting to make some noise.Though the drills at the combine...
Via Sportsnaut
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Leonard Fournette run 40-yard dash in great time for 240-pound RB

All eyes were on LSU running back Leonard Fournette at the Scouting Combine on Friday, as the highest-projected back hit the field to go through some drills. Fournette is the largest running back at the combine, by a large margin, weighing in at 240 pounds. That worried some regarding his 40-yard dash time. But he delivered, and clocked in at 4.51 seconds on his first attempt,...
Via The Sports Daily
25 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL draft expert compares Leonard Fournette to Bo Jackson and Eric Dickerson

Former LSU standout Leonard Fournette could be one of the highest draft picks for a running back in recent history. The talented ball carrier is expected to go somewhere in the top 10 in the upcoming 2017 NFL Draft, potentially even in the top five.It’s Fournette’s combination of speed and power that has experts around the football world amazed. It will also likely lead to his...
Via Sportsnaut
February 24, 2017  |  Discuss

Fournette: Orgeron made decision to keep me out of LSU’s bowl game

Leonard Fournette made a somewhat controversial decision in December to sit out LSU’s bowl game in order to help his own draft stock. At the time, he portrayed his decision as a mutual one between himself and head coach Ed Orgeron, as he said he was still dealing with the effects of an ankle injuries.But on Friday, the star running back he changed his tune rather dramatically...
Via The Comeback
February 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Fournette signs endorsement deal with Under Armour

Under Armour has signed yet another star athlete to its roster, as the sports apparel company is set to announce that it has inked a multi-year deal with former LSU running back Leonard Fournette. ESPN’s Darren Rovell reports that Fournette’s deal with Under Armour is one of the most valuable endorsement contracts ever for a rookie. “We have a roster of athletes that we choose...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Fournette responds to criticism over skipping bowl game

Leonard Fournette and Christian McCaffrey have taken a lot of heat since they announced their decisions to skip out on their respective teams’ bowl games, and it seems like Fournette is tired of hearing it. On Tuesday, Fournette shared a photo of him with his daughter on Twitter that featured a not-so-subtle message. Only person I owe something too..... pic.twitter.com/QaLDGDC9Nw...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 20, 2016  |  Discuss
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