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For a third straight week, LSU running back Leonard Fournette was named SEC offensive player of the week on Monday.

Fournette ran for 244 with two touchdowns against Syracuse on Saturday and now leads the nation in yards per game at 210. He is second in total touchdowns with eight and is third in total yards at 631 despite playing one fewer game.


Per SECSports.com:
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Leonard Fournette, RB, LSU:
• Reset his career-high for rushing yards for the third straight game with 244 yards and 2 TDs on 26 carries in 34-24 win over Syracuse.
• The 244 rushing yards rank No. 3 in LSU history and represents the most in a road game for an LSU player ... Averaged 9.4 yards per carry.
• Had a 87 yard touchdown run negated by penalty in the second half.
• Scored on runs of 62 and 14 yards against Syracuse defense that went into game ranked No. 3 in nation against the run, allowing just 46.7 yards a contest.
• Became quickest player to 500 and 600 yards in a season in school history....First player in LSU history with back-to-back 200-yard rushing games.
• With 631 yards in first 3 games, it's the most by any player in the FBS over last 15 years ... Game also marked his 6th straight 100-yard game and eighth of career (LSU 7-1 in those games).
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Comments

4 Comments
Forget the records moving forward. It is about winning championships!!! Put him on a pitch count and implement a strategy to keep him healthy for the long term...
Reply67 months
Has anyone ever won it 3 weeks in a row?
Reply67 months
They should just rename it the Leonard Fournette award.
Reply67 months
It's certainly a pleasure to get to watch this guy play. He's one hell of a role model on and off the field. Enjoy it guys b/c we may not see another player like him in our life times.
Reply67 months
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