WATCH: Leonard Fournette breaks down LSU’s future, quarterback battle
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In Leonard Fournette news
Any time former LSU running back Leonard Fournette speaks, people listen. So, when Fournette spoke at a camp over the weekend about LSU’s talent and quarterback conundrum, of course his opinion was valuable. Watch the video below, with questions courtesy of WGNO’s Ed Daniels, to see what Fournette had to say about the Tigers’ talented team.
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As Fournette said, quarterback seems to be the only thing that’s held LSU back in the past couple of years. Fournette doesn’t seem to have much of an opinion on Ohio State transfer Joe Burrow, but he does think that if LSU can put one or two pieces together, talent should take over and lead the Tigers to success.
As every LSU fan knows, Fournette does have a point about the quarterback situation. Just take Fournette’s three years in Baton Rouge as proof. Between 2014 and 2016, LSU quarterbacks completed 461 passes for 6,564 yards (54 percent completion percentage) with 42 touchdowns and 22 interceptions. That’s good for a passer rating of 129.9. That mark would’ve ranked eighth in the SEC in 2017. Which isn’t really what you want from a top-10 caliber team.
Not that any of this comes as a surprise. Fournette isn’t saying anything new. But it is interesting to hear this coming from his mouth. If anyone would know, it’d be him.
In case you missed anything, here’s a look at the best of LSU news from the weekend:
- Tigers offer QB Shedeur Sanders, son of NFL legend Deion Sanders
- Recruiting notes from passing and lineman camp
- Meet NT Dominic Livingston, a 375-pound horseman
- Target Bertrand Carrell breaks down his top 12
Today in made-up holidays
According to the folks at NationalDayCalendar.com, June 18 is National Splurge Day. So, in the name of celebration, treat yourself to something nice. You deserve it. But just once. You’ll have to wait 365 days to splurge again. Those are the rules.