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LSU's Fournette named to Maxwell Watch List

Fournette runs over Auburn defensive back Blake Countess on his way to a 40-yard touchdown run. (Source: Josh Auzenne/WAFB) Fournette runs over Auburn defensive back Blake Countess on his way to a 40-yard touchdown run. (Source: Josh Auzenne/WAFB)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

LSU running back Leonard Fournette has been named to the 2016 Maxwell Watch List.

The Maxwell is awarded to America's College Player of the Year. 

Fournette finished the season with 300 carries for 1,953 yards and 22 touchdowns. He averaged 6.5 yards per carry and 162.8 yards per game. 

The junior also caught 19 passes for 253 yards and one touchdown. 

Linebacker Kendell Beckwith, defensive back Tre'Davious White and safety Jamal Adams were named to the 2016 Bednarik Watch List on Monday.

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