LSU tailback Fournette ready for super sophomore year

LSU tailback Leonard Fournette, shown here powering through Texas A&M's defense for a touchdown last November, rushed for 1,034 yards as a touted freshman.

Maybe it was all the hype leading up to his freshman season.

Perhaps the disappointing debut against Wisconsin led to the decision.


Last season: 8-5 (4-4 SEC)Opener: Sept. 5 vs. McNeese State (7:30 p.m. on SEC Network Alternate)Fun fact: LSU is the only SEC team to win at least eight games each of the past 10 seasons, with all 10 of those occurring under coach Les Miles.COMING MONDAYMississippi State

Whatever the motivation, LSU tailback Leonard Fournette flashed the Heisman Trophy pose in the second game of his college career. That it occurred in a 56-0 September rout of Sam Houston State didn't help the brash display.