Leonard Fournette lands first endorsement deal

Leonard Fournette lands first endorsement deal

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Former LSU running back Leonard Fournette has landed his first endorsement deal as a professional.

Under Armour announced on Wednesday that Fournette had joined the team.

ESPN is reporting that it is a multi-year deal and one of the most valuable endorsement contracts ever for an NFL rookie.

The talented running back left LSU as one of the all-time greats in the program, rushing for 3,380 yards, a 6.2 yard per carry average and 40 touchdowns.

After announcing he would forego his senior season and declare for the NFL Draft last month, he signed with Roc Nation Sports, a sub-division of Roc Nation, owned by hip-hop mogul Jay Z.

Fournette is projected to be a top 10 pick in this year's draft.

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