Leonard Fournette

HOMETOWN: New Orleans, LA

DATE OF BIRTH: January 18, 1995

COLLEGE: Louisiana State University

POSITION: Running Back

TEAM: Jacksonville Jaguars



PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS:

Fournette led the Jacksonville Jaguars to the 2018 AFC Championship game in his first season in the league
Fournette finished with 109 yards and three touchdowns, in the Jaguars’ 2017 AFC Divisional Round victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers
In 13 starts throughout his rookie season, Fournette tallied 1,040 rushing yards, 302 receiving yards and 10 total touchdowns
The Jaguars drafted Fournette in the first round with the fourth overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft following a storied career at Louisiana State University
AWARDS:

FedEx Ground Player of the Week (2017)
Coaches Second-Team All-SEC (2016)
AP Second-Team All-SEC (2016)
Consensus First-Team All-American (2015)
Coaches All-SEC First-Team (2015)
AP All-SEC First-Team (2015)
SEC Men’s Sportsmanship Award Recipient (2015)
All-SEC Freshman Team (2014)
First SEC player to rush for 200 yards in three consecutive games (2014)
OFF FIELD HIGHLIGHTS:

During his rookie season, Fournette donated $50,000 to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts
Alongside his brand partner MET-Rx, Fournette donated weight room equipment to Raines High School in Jacksonville during his rookie season
In 2015, he earned the SEC Sportsmanship Award for his support for the victims of the South Carolina flooding
Fournette is a proud father of two – a daughter, Lyric, and a son, Leonard IV
MEDIA HIGHLIGHTS:

Leonard Fournette’s Draft Journey – Rolling Stone
NFL 360: Going In-Depth with Leonard Fournette – NFL Network
Leonard Fournette Melts his Past, Puts all Weight into Jacksonville’s Future – SportingNews
#WatchWithTheWorld: Leonard Fournette Previews London Game – Yahoo! Sports