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LSU true sophomore running back Derrius Guice led the SEC in rushing yards and all-purpose yards during the 2016 college football season. Per LSUSports.net:
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Guice led all SEC running backs with 1,387 rushing yards, which ranks as the fourth-highest single season total in LSU history. Guice also topped the SEC in all-purpose yards (1,716) and all-purpose yards per game (143.0).

Guice becomes the first LSU player to lead the SEC in rushing yards in 20 years joining Kevin Faulk, who was the last Tiger to do it in 1996 with 1,282 yards. Faulk was also a sophomore that season and went on to a Hall of Fame career with the Tigers, finishing as the leading rusher in school history with 4,557 yards.

In 2016, Guice averaged a staggering 7.58 yards per carry, which also lead the SEC and ranked No. 5 in the nation. Guice’s 7.58 yards per carry fell just short of being both an SEC and LSU record as he failed to meet the established minimum of 200 carries to qualify. Guice totaled 183 carries in 12 contests for the Tigers in 2016.
Guice also led the SEC in total touchdowns, with 15 rushing touchdowns and one receiving TD. He finished No. 5 in scoring with 8.0 points per game.

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Guice is a beast and runs with anger but I worry about he doesn't hold the ball high and tight when he is additional breaks for more yards. Love Guice and hope he will be our next Heisman trophy winner.
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IMHO Guice will be a better NFL back than LF7
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Just an awesome display of talent...love watching his style of running...
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more work to do.... Faulk never ran the wrong way on goalline against Florida. Just sayin'.
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Crazy that 2000k plus was needed to lead last year.
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2k*
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He might should consider wearing #18
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#5 foreva
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I think we all love Guice and his running style. My wife says he reminds her of Honey Badger, the way he's so patient in following his blocks and waiting for a hole to open. Then, who knows where he's going? Over, under, side to side, or just plain right through the defense! Extremely fun to watch! I knew he would be something special last year, just as I think Nick Brossette will break out next year as well. And props to Leonard also. More of a physical style. He gave us some great memories! Wishing all of these guys great things in the future. Can't wait till next year!
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Mostly as a backup! I can't wait for next season to see what he can do as our every-game starter.
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Not bad for a reserve. ??
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Yet that shitty Alabama quarterback won offensive SEC POTY. fricking Bama bias again.
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Im going on record right here right now as the first person to say that Guice will be on the Heisman short list next year. Never before has this previously been mentioned.
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Leonard has been wonderful and I am glad he came here. But Guice is so fun to watch. Runs so violent and seemingly volatile, but every time he ends up falling forward for an additional 3 yards. Just waiting for one of his spinning pirouettes where he somehow avoids falling and runs for another 50yds for a TD.
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Earlier this year, after watching amazing effort after amazing effort come from this young man every game, I said Guice will be on the Heisman short list next year.
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