LSU's sophomore RB Derrius Guice took to Twitter to announce his lofty personal expectations for the 2017 season.
LSU sophomore RB Derrius Guice was a nobody heading into the 2016 season, but boy, do people know his name now. Despite sitting behind preseason Heisman favorite Leonard Fournette in the depth chart, Guice was still able to have a breakout season, using Fournette's injury-riddled year as an opportunity to show his stuff. He's all but cemented his role as the Tigers' workhorse running back next season, and if his Twitter account is any indication, he's feeling pretty good about that.
Check it out:
Not too outlandish of a promise, to be honest.
This year, starting only five games, Guice ran for 1,249 yards, averaging 113 per game and recording 14 touchdowns. That's pretty impressive considering he spent a majority of the season in Fournette's shadow. And the games he started, Guice went absolutely insane. The last three weeks of the season he ran for a combined 620 yards, reaching the end zone seven times.
So yeah, Guice isn't just flexing on Twitter for attention. He's got the talent to back it up, and I expect even bigger things from him next year when the offense is all his.