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LSU's Leonard Fournette Still Leads ESPN Experts' Heisman Poll After Week 4

LSU's football program is still on pace to have its first Heisman Trophy winner since 1959.

Tigers' star running back Leonard Fournette, for the second straight week, leads the ESPN Experts' Heisman Trophy poll. Fournette, a true sophomore, has 631 yards and eight touchdowns on the season. He's averaging an astonishing 8.6 yards a carry. 

The rest of the poll is loaded with running backs, too. Since 2000, only two running backs have won the award. 

Here's the full poll: 

  1. LSU running back Leonard Fournette - 49 points
  2. Georgia running back Nick Chubb - 35 points
  3. TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin - 28 points
  4. Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott - 12 points
  5. Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett - 5 points
  6. UCLA running back Paul Perkins - 5 points
  7. USC quarterback Cody Kessler - 4 points
  8. Ole Miss quarterback Chad Kelly - 3 points
  9. Baylor quarterback Seth Russell - 3 points
  10. Cal quarterback Jared Goff - 2 points
  11. Stanford quarterback Kevin Hogan - 2 points
  12. TCU wide receiver Josh Doctson - 1 point
  13. UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen - 1 point

[ESPN]