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Fournette named to Hornung Award Watch List

Leonard Fournette (Source: WAFB) Leonard Fournette (Source: WAFB)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Another day, another award watch list for LSU running back Leonard Fournette.

The LSU junior has been named to the 2016 Paul Hornung Award Watch List. He is one of 46 players nominated for the award.

The award is given annually to the most versatile player in major college football by the Louisville Sports Commission and football legend and Louisville native Paul Hornung. 

Fournette finished the 2015 season with 300 carries for 1,953 yards and 22 touchdowns. 

The Pac-12 leads the conferences with eight players followed by the ACC and SEC with seven players and the Big Ten with six players.

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