The Heisman Trophy was his. Everyone in Louisiana knew it. They were all so confident. Leonard Fournette, after a punishing freshman season, was unstoppable in 2015.
He was the toast an entire state, and LSU great Billy Cannon, may he rest in peace, even said that if Fournette didn’t win the award, then why bother having it.
Cannon, LSU’s only winner of the Heisman Trophy, was making plans to hand Fournette his award.