The video begins like most high school highlight tapes do. It features a burly but swift tailback dashing through--and over--defenders on way to the end zone. He always seems to get into the end zone.
Then the player starts to list his expectations for his collegiate career.
“My expectations: Heisman candidate, All-American, national title," he says. "That's just my first year as a freshman, though."
Meet Leonard Fournette, the No. 1 recruit in the 2014 class, a New Orleans native who will play his college ball at Louisiana State University, starting this fall. In a video feature with Sports Illustrated, the running back talks about his future, his recruitment, his background, and much more.
The majority of incoming freshman likely think like Fournette. Everyone wants to win a Heisman, be an All-American, and play for a national title. Fournette, though, might just be one of the select players who can actually accomplish that.