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Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette was showing off a little bit of LSU pride by wearing purple and gold shoulder pads under his jersey when he played Pittsburgh Steelers last Sunday.

On Thursday, Fournette explained why he wears the LSU pads:

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18 Comments
I didn't the Think the football teams equipment ops would have it's own Twitter.
Reply40 months
"I hope not?!?!" Love his reaction.
Reply40 months
It was honestly the first time he had even considered that being a possibility lol.
40 months
Purple and yellow huh
Reply40 months
Gotta love that 7th Ward accent.
Reply40 months
Met fournette a couple times in school. Such a great guy! I wish LSU could have done more for him (hired a different HC) but Im glad to see he's still representing LSU. He deserves everything good coming his way
Reply40 months
What would have given him more than the one that fed him the ball constantly? Leonard is fine.
40 months
Perfect response to the reported would of been “Well first it’s purple and gold, not purple and yellow showing” :lol:
Reply40 months
Several Tigers have done clips showing they still wear their LSU pads. They say LSU designed them to fit the player. The NFL gives come as they are shoulder pads.
Reply40 months
So not because he’s proud of LSU or anything.
Reply40 months
What type of idiot would question LF7s loyalty to BR and south LA.
40 months
Its sad and pathetic, and unfortunately expected that he could get fined. The fact that it is even a possibility is just dumb.
Reply40 months
I'm not sure what brand of pads LSU and Jacksonville use but if they're both Nike it shouldn't be a big deal
40 months
Rep the Tigers any way you can. I'll be pulling against the Patriots in the playoffs for the first time in a long time.
Reply40 months
USA USA USA
40 months
Shocked he hasn’t been fined by the grinch.
Reply40 months
Love this guy!
Reply40 months
We hope not too, Buga!
Reply40 months
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