LSU running back Leonard Fournette named to Doak Walker Award watch list _lowres

Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- LSU sophomore running back Leonard Fournette takes in LSU softball's game against Texas A&M with a side of nachos, Monday, Apr. 20, 2015 at LSU's Tiger Park in Baton Rouge, La.

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LSU running back Leonard Fournette was named to the Doak Walker Award watch list, it was announced Thursday morning.

The award is given to the nation's top running back at season's end.

Fournette joines other 68 other players on the list, including big names like Georgia' Nick Chubb, Arkansas' Alex Collins, Ohio State's Ezekiel Elliott, Oklahoma's Samaje Perine and Alabama's Derrick Henry.