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The Heisman Trophy Hype Has Taken Off For LSU's Leonard Fournette

The frontrunner for the 2015 Heisman Trophy currently resides in Baton Rouge, La. 

LSU sophomore running back Leonard Fournette, fresh off a 228-yard, three-touchdown performance against Auburn, has become the leader for the sport's most-prestigious trophy, according to a number of analysts. 

Fournette, through two games, has totaled 387 yards and six touchdowns, averaging an absurd 8.7 yards per carry. 

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— Saturday Down South (@SDS)

"Leonard Fournette is in the driver's seat to win the Heisman." -@dannykanell

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Running backs seem to have a pretty tough time winning the Heisman - only two have won the award since 2000 - but Fournette looks like a man possessed right now.