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Ten Sentences: Leonard Fournette

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Ten quick thoughts on Leonard Fournette.

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

"Heisman Candidate, All-American, National Title" is what Leonard Fournette expects of himself this season.

Cam Cameron said Leonard Fournette is everything we thought he was... and then some, while Les Miles has compared him to Michael Jordan and Tiger Woods.

While I understand wanting to temper expectations, there's a reason Leonard Fournette is talked about like he is.

Fournette ran for 200 yards in 6 straight games to start his high school career, thus achieving early is not a dream; it's an expectation.

When Fournette breaks a long run on Saturday, take a step back and remember you are watching the first game in what is likely to be a legendary career.

Fournette may start the year spelling Terrence Magee and Kenny Hilliard, but don't expect that to last very long.

High-profile recruits will always be celebrated for their talents, but few receive the praise Fournette does for his maturity, work ethic and character.

On the off chance Fournette does not become a great player, we can be certain he will be an outstanding representation of what an LSU athlete should be.

BUGA Nation means "Being United Generates Attitude," and it's more than a hand symbol or a brand for Fournette; it's a philosophy.

The hype is real.