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LSU's Leonard Fournette named semifinalist for Doak Walker Award

Leonard Fournette scoring a touchdown against Florida. (Source: WAFB) Leonard Fournette scoring a touchdown against Florida. (Source: WAFB)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

LSU sophomore running back Leonard Fournette has been named a Doak Walker Award semifinalist.

So far this year, Fournette has rushed for 1,474 yards on 214 carries and 17 touchdowns. He also has 10 catches for 94 yards out of the backfield.

Fournette is joined by fellow SEC running back Derrick Henry of Alabama.

Doak Walker Award semifinalists:

Devontae Booker (Sr.), Utah
Alex Collins (Jr.), Arkansas
Dalvin Cook (So.), Florida State
Ezekiel Elliott (Jr.), Ohio State
Leonard Fournette (So.), LSU
Royce Freeman (So.), Oregon
Derrick Henry (Jr.), Alabama
Brian Hill (So.), Wyoming
Shock Linwood (Jr.), Baylor
Christian McCaffrey (So.), Stanford
C.J. Prosise (Sr.), Notre Dame

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