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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RFK
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After taxes 6 mil a year isn't that much.
Reply6 months
Guess that's what Payless is paying you huh?
6 months
Lol...yeah. Also no state income tax in Florida, so that doesn't hurt!
6 months
as a jags fan...im so excited!!
Reply6 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.
Reply6 months
How do the signing bonuses work? Elliot got 24m over 4 years plus another 16m up front bonus?
Reply6 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.
6 months
Must be a little more than Saban offered him?
Reply6 months
Good for him. He's earned it.
Reply6 months
He's probably doing very well in endorsements as well.
Reply6 months
man, that makes me very happy...years of hard work finally paying off for him!
Reply6 months
Play Hard and stay real.
Reply6 months
Welcome LF! i will be at that first game.
Reply6 months
He set
Reply6 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!
Reply6 months
And the amount is?
Reply6 months
A lot !!!!
6 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.
6 months
I read in the Jacksonville paper $27 million.
6 months
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