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ESPN's Todd McShay "Thinks It's Great" LSU's Leonard Fournette Has To Play Another Season Before NFL

No college football player has impressed more this September than Leonard Fournette. The LSU running back has 631 rushing yards and eight touchdowns, and is averaging 8.6 yards a carry. The 6-foot-1, 230-pound true sophomore is more physically gifted than every college running back we've seen since Adrian Peterson. 

Fournette's play has caused many to think that he is ready for the NFL, right now. The rules, though, state that Fournette must wait at least one more season before entering the league. So he'll have to play for the Tigers in 2016 (or, possibly, sit out to preserve his health). 

ESPN NFL Draft analyst Todd McShay commented on this situation today on The Paul Finebaum Show.

">@McShay13 on Leonard Fournette

— Paul Finebaum (@finebaum)

"He needs another year to develop physically, I think it's great that he has to go back for another year" - @McShay13 on Leonard Fournette

— Paul Finebaum (@finebaum) September 30, 2015

">September 30, 2015

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More from @McShay13 on @LSUfball's Leonard Fournette

"Has a chance to become one of the most elite RBs we've ever seen in the NFL draft"

— Paul Finebaum (@finebaum) September 30, 2015

">@LSUfball's Leonard Fournette "Has a chance to become one of the most elite RBs we've ever seen in the NFL draft"

— Paul Finebaum (@finebaum)

More from @McShay13 on @LSUfball's Leonard Fournette

"Has a chance to become one of the most elite RBs we've ever seen in the NFL draft"

— Paul Finebaum (@finebaum) September 30, 2015

">September 30, 2015

As college football fans, we surely have no problems with getting to watch Leonard Fournette in a LSU uniform for another year.