Lanard

Fournette

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Running Back
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 201lbs.
Class: Junior
City/State: New Orleans, La.
High School: St. Augustine HS
Major: Sport Administration
Experience: 2 Letters

Bio

Versatile running back that will provide depth to the position in 2018 ... Good hands with the ability to catch the ball out of the backfield ... Has played in eight total games with no starts ... Younger brother of Leonard Fournette, who finished his career as the fourth-leading rusher in LSU history with 3,830 yards ... Leonard Fournette was selected with the fourth overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft by the Jacksonville Jaguars.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2017)
Played in five games with no starts ... Made his first career catch, a seven-yard reception, in the home opener against UT-Chattanooga.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2016)
Played in three games with no starts ... Rushed a total of five times for 13 yards ... Saw first action of career against Jacksonville State and had one rushing yard on two carries ... Followed that with 12 yards on three carries, including a five-yard run against Missouri ... Added a tackle against Missouri.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2015)
Redshirted as a true freshman in 2015.

HIGH SCHOOL
Rated as a three-star prospect by 247Sports, ESPN and Scout ... Battled injuries during his senior year but still accounted for 141 rushing yards with five touchdowns and 71 receiving yards with one touchdown ... Registered 460 all-purpose yards and six touchdowns his junior season as a complement to older brother Leonard ... Coached by Cyril Crutchfield ... Also ran track all four years of high school ... Graduated with honors.

PERSONAL
Full name is Lanard Joseph Fournette ... Parents are Lory and Leonard Fournette ... Older brother is former LSU standout running back and first round NFL Draft pick Leonard Fournette ... Also has two sisters, LaNata and LaTae ... Born Jan. 2, 1997 ... Majoring in sport administration.

LANARD FOURNETTE'S CAREER HIGHS
Rush attempts: 3 vs. Missouri, Oct 1, 2016
Rush yards: 12 vs. Missouri, Oct 1, 2016 (3 carries)
Long rush: 7 vs. Chattanooga, Sep 9, 2017

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