Fournette brings strong late-game track record to Jaguars

Jacksonville's first-round pick has a history of strong after-contact performance in college.

| 4 weeks ago
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Fournette brings strong late-game track record to Jaguars


  • After the Jaguars drafted him fourth overall, Leonard Fournette should be in line for 20 to 25 touches a game.
  • With 1,094 yards after contact in his 2015 sophomore season, Fournette would also be bringing a dynamic Jaguars backs have been missing in recent seasons.
  • In that season, Fournette averaged 3.9 yards per carry after contact. Jaguars rushers in 2016 averaged 2.3 yards per attempt.
  • While the average for Jaguars runners dropped after the first half, Fournette saved his best for the third quarter, averaging 4.9 yards per carry after contact.

Leonard Fournette

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