Leonard Fournette didn’t win the Heisman Trophy, but he’s still pulling in national accolades.
LSU’s sophomore running back earned a spot on the Associated Press First Team All-America squad after leading the nation in yards per game (158.3) this season, the AP announced Sunday. Alabama junior Derrick Henry, who took home the Heisman Trophy on Saturday night, joined Fournette, who finished sixth in Heisman voting, as the other first-team running back.
Senior offensive tackle Vadal Alexander checked in on the AP’s third team. Alexander started all 11 games this year, registering 10 at right tackle and one at left tackle.
Fournette and Alexander pulled in Walter Camp All-America recognition Thursday night, landing on the first and second teams, respectively.
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