It was an ugly first half of football from both offenses Saturday as LSU took on Wisconsin at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, but it didn’t prevent LSU running back Leonard Fournette from reaching a notable benchmark in his career and making a little school history.
Fournette eclipsed the 3,000-yard mark in career rushing, reaching that total faster than any other player in LSU history. It was a small reason to smile considering Wisconsin pretty much shut down anything LSU tried on offense and held Fournette to 35 yards on the ground in the first half.
Leonard Fournette eclipses 3,000 yards in his #LSU career. He's the fastest to do so in school history
— Sam Spiegelman (@samspiegs) September 3, 2016
Kevin Faulk was the previous fastest player to 3,000 yards. Faulk played four seasons at LSU and finished his career with 4,557 yards. So Fournette still has plenty of work to do to catch Faulk in this category.