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Video: Leonard Fournette Explains Why He Chose LSU Over Alabama, Talks Legacy

Leonard Fournette talks during an interview.

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There aren't many players that compare to LSU sophomore running back Leonard Fournette, and there were just as few teams in the running to gain his commitment during the 2014 recruiting cycle. In fact, there were only two teams: LSU and Alabama. 

On January 2, 2014, during the Under Armour All-American game, Fournette announced his commitment to LSU. The rest is history. But for the first time since that decision, the 6-foot-1, 230-pound back explained his reasoning for choosing the Tigers over the Tide - he simply wanted to create his own legacy. 

If he hasn't already done so, Fournette is absolutely on his way to creating his own Legacy at LSU. Through the first 20 games of his career, the former No. 1 overall player in the 2014 recruiting class has averaged 119.9 yards per game and has accumulated 2,397 rushing yards, bulldozing any defender that steps in his way.

I'd say that's a good start, to say the least.