BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - LSU running back Leonard Fournette is one of 40 players named to the Walter Camp Award Watch List.
The award is given to the college football player of the year.
Twelve players on the 2016 watch list, including 2015 First Teamers Myles Garrett (Texas A&M, defensive end) and Fournette have previously earned Walter Camp All-America honors.
Last year Fournette finished the season with 1,953 yards and 22 touchdowns. He averaged 162.8 rushing yards a game and 6.5 yards per carry.
The junior also caught 19 passes for 253 yards and one touchdown.