Former LSU and current NFL Rookie running back Leonard Fournette has signed a four-year deal, fully guaranteed contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars, who selected him No. 4 overall in the 2017 NFL Draft.

Details of the contract were not disclosed. Per NOLA.com:
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Financial terms were not disclosed but with the NFL salary slotting system, it will likely be a little more than that of Dallas running back Ezekiel Elliott, last year's No. 4 draft pick. Elliott got a four-year, $24,956,341 contract, which included $16,350,066 signing bonus, $24,506,340 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $6,239,085.
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RFK86 months
After taxes 6 mil a year isn't that much.
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comalking86 months
Guess that's what Payless is paying you huh?
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LSUtigers11186 months
Lol...yeah. Also no state income tax in Florida, so that doesn't hurt!
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SthGADawg86 months
as a jags fan...im so excited!!
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Gumbo186 months
Congrats to LF7! I hope the Jaguars put an offensive line and receivers that can block and also a catching threat so as not to put him running against a brick wall every play.
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olgoi khorkhoi86 months
How do the signing bonuses work? Elliot got 24m over 4 years plus another 16m up front bonus?
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GeauxTigers010786 months
Lol...not quite. If the total deal is for 24 mill and 16 of that is up front signing bonus then the remaining 8mill will be paid over the 4 years of the contract. At least thats my understanding of it...but I could easily be wrong.
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BigPerm3086 months
Must be a little more than Saban offered him?
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Vidic86 months
Good for him. He's earned it.
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baobabtiger86 months
He's probably doing very well in endorsements as well.
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Spankum86 months
man, that makes me very happy...years of hard work finally paying off for him!
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themunch86 months
Play Hard and stay real.
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FLObserver86 months
Welcome LF! i will be at that first game.
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rattlebucket86 months
He set
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Lexman186 months
Hey! Leonard! Can ya float me a loan? Lol Seriously, you've earned it so far. Now go out and tear it up GOAT! Congratulations! Always a Tiger!
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SamuelClemens86 months
And the amount is?
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BILLFISHER2286 months
A lot !!!!
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JohnnyRebel86 months
It's an undisclosed number #. Says it was most likely a little more than Zeke's contract. So upwards of $25 mill over four years guaranteed.
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ptra86 months
I read in the Jacksonville paper $27 million.
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