TAMPA, FL - July 25, 2021 - Running Back Leonard Fournette #7 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers headshot. Photo By Kyle Zedaker/Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Leonard Fournette

RB

#7

Experience: 6 years

Height: 6-0

Age: 27

Weight: 228 lbs

College: LSU

2022 SEASON

  • CAR
    135
  • YDS
    462
  • AVG
    3.42
  • TDS
    3
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Career Stats

RBFB Career

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2017Jacksonville Jaguars131326810403.99363028.4281
2018Jacksonville Jaguars881334393.35221858.4311
2019Jacksonville Jaguars151526511524.43765226.927011
2020Tampa Bay Buccaneers133973673.86362336.520000
2021Tampa Bay Buccaneers14131808124.58694546.623210
2022Tampa Bay Buccaneers1091354623.43433157.3253
TOTAL73611078427243428220117.331721

Biography

ACQUIRED BY BUCS:

Signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent on September 6, 2020.

ORIGINALLY ENTERED NFL:

Originally entered the NFL as a firstround pick (fourth overall) in the 2017 NFL Draft by the Jacksonville Jaguars.

AWARDS & ACCOLADES:

Super Bowl LV Champion.

NFC Offensive Player of the Week (Week 12, 2021). CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

Played with the Jacksonville Jaguars (2017-19) before joining Tampa Bay.

Has played in 63 games, with 52 starts, rushing 943 times for 3,810 yards (4.0 avg.) and 31 touchdowns, while tallying 239 receptions for 1,696 yards and four touchdowns.

Has started all eight postseason contests he has played, rushing 147 times for 593 yards and nine touchdowns, while catching 34 passes for 248 yards and one touchdown.

Has 11 career regular season games with at least 100 rushing yards and 23 career regular season games with at least 100 scrimmage yards. Has five career postseason contests with at least 100 scrimmage yards and one 100-yard rushing game.

Fournette has averaged 105.1 scrimmage yards per game in the postseason - the 10th-best mark in NFL history and the second-best among active players (min. five games played).

Fournette's 448 yards from scrimmage in the 2020 postseason are the ninthmost in a single postseason in NFL history.

Set Buccaneers records for rushing yards (300) and scrimmage yards (448) in a single postseason, while also tying the team record for most touchdowns in a single postseason (four - also Mike Alstott, 2002).

Totaled 135 scrimmage yards in Super Bowl LV, the second-most in a postseason contest in franchise history.

Fournette has nine career postseason rushing touchdowns - the most among active players. Fournette has 593 career postseason rushing yards, the second-most among active players. Fournette has 10 career postseason touchdowns - the third-most among active players. Fournette's 8.58 yards per attempt against Carolina (9/20/20) are the ninth highest single-game mark in Buccaneers history of any player with at least 10 carries.

Has posted two career 1,000-yard rushing seasons (2017 & 2019), ranking in the top 10 in the NFL in both seasons.

In 2017, Fournette's nine rushing touchdowns were tied for third-most in the NFL.

Posted a career-high three rushing touchdowns in AFC Divisional Round playoff contest at Pittsburgh (1/14). His regular season high is two rushing touchdowns, recorded six times (10/8/17 at Pittsburgh; 11/25/18 at Buffalo; 11/24/19 at Tennessee; 9/20/20 vs. Carolina; 12/20/20 at Atlanta; 10/14/21 at Philadelphia).

Registered a career-high 225 rushing yards against Denver (9/29/19).

Recorded a career-best 67 receiving yards at Tennessee (12/31/17). x Caught a career-high nine passes twice (11/24/19 at Tennessee; 12/1/19 vs. Tampa Bay).

Caught first career touchdown pass at N.Y. Jets (10/1/17).

Started in NFL debut, rushing 26 times for 100 yards and one touchdown, while catching three passes for 24 yards at Houston (9/10/17).

2021 HIGHLIGHTS:

NFL ranks: Tied for ninth in rushing touchdowns (eight), 10th in scrimmage yards (1,266), 10th in rushing yards (812), tied for eighth in scrimmage touchdowns (10), while recording the most receptions by a running back (69).

Fournette's 10 touchdowns from scrimmage tied for the 10th-most in a single season in Buccaneers history.

Totaled 59 scrimmage yards (32 rushing, 27 receiving) in season opener against Dallas (9/9). Recorded a team-high 76 yards from scrimmage against Atlanta (9/19), with 52 rushing yards on 11 carries (4.7 avg.) and 24 rushing yards.

At L.A. Rams (9/26), had three catches for 26 yards and four rushes for eight yards.

Totaled 139 yards from scrimmage against New England (10/3), with 92 rushing yards and 47 receiving yards. His 139 yards from scrimmage are his most in a regular season game since joining Tampa Bay.

Against Miami (10/10), posted second consecutive game with 100 yards from scrimmage, registering 67 rushing yards and 43 receiving yards.

Totaled 127 yards from scrimmage (81 rushing, 46 receiving) at Philadelphia, his third consecutive game with at least 100 yards from scrimmage. Also had two rushing touchdowns. Fournette's three consecutive games with at least 100 yards from scrimmage tied for the seventh-longest streak in franchise history and the longest since 2012 (Doug Martin, six games).

From 2020-21, Fournette had three games with at least two rushing touchdowns, tied for the seventh-most such games in the league during that time.

Totaled 90 yards from scrimmage (81 rushing, 9 receiving) against Chicago. Also had a rushing touchdown.

Fournette's rushed for a touchdown in Weeks 5-7, the longest streak by a Buccaneers player since 2018 (Peyton Barber, 11/18/18 at N.Y. Giants-12/2/18 vs. Carolina).

Totaled 43 yards of offense at New Orleans (10/31). x At Washington (11/14), caught a teamleading eight passes for 45 yards and rushed 11 times for 47 yards, finishing the day with 92 yards from scrimmage.

Registered 74 yards from scrimmage (35 rushing, 39 receiving) against N.Y. Giants (11/22). Rushed 17 times for 100 yards and three touchdowns, while catching seven passes for 31 yards and one touchdown at Indianapolis (11/28). VETERANS | 137

Fournette joined Jonathan Taylor as the only players to record at least three rushing touchdowns and one receiving touchdown in the same game in 2021. Fournette is the first player in Buccaneers history to do so.

Fournette's four touchdowns tied Jimmie Giles (10/20/85 at Miami) and Doug Martin (11/4/12 at Oakland) for the most scrimmage touchdowns in a single game in Buccaneers history.

Totaled 92 yards of offense (44 rushing, 48 receiving) at Atlanta (12/5), including a receiving touchdown.

Recorded 132 yards of offense in an overtime win against Buffalo (12/12), rushing 19 times for 113 yards (5.9 avg.), including a 47-yard touchdown run. Also had four receptions for 19 yards. Against New Orleans (12/19), combined for 67 yards of offense before exiting the game with a hamstring injury.

COLLEGE:

Played in 32 games at LSU (2014- 16), rushing for 3,830 yards and 40 touchdowns, while recording 4,981 allpurpose yards and 42 total touchdowns.

Set or tied 23 school records during his career (eight single-season, five single game, seven bowl and three career).

Finished his career ranked second in school history in all-purpose yards per game (155.7), third in total touchdowns (42), fourth in rushing touchdowns (40) and all-purpose yards (4,981).

Holds LSU career records for yards per play (6.2), rushing yards per game (119.7), 200-yard rushing games (five) and consecuive 100-yard rushing games (nine)

Fastest player in LSU history to reach 2,000 and 3,000 yards.

PERSONAL:

Attended St. Augustine (La.) High School.

Has a daughter, Lyric, and one son, Leonard IV.

His brother, Lanard, also played running back while at LSU.

Listed as the No. 1 overall prospect by ESPN.com and Scout.com.

Selected to the Parade All-America first team.

Awarded the 2013 and 2014 Louisiana Gatorade Player of the Year awards, the first player in the state to win the award twice.

In 2021, donated $100,000 to Hurricane Ida relief.

In 2020, supported Boys & Girls Clubs of Tampa Bay as part of the NFL's My Cause, My Cleats initiative.

Contributed funds to ensure that more than 7,000 meals were distributed weekly to his hometown of New Orleans via the Second Harvest Food Bank in response to COVID-19 hardships

Led a peaceful protest alongside Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry in support for the Black Lives Matter movement in downtown Jacksonville in June 2020

Has a daughter, Lyric, and one son, Leonard IV.

His brother, Lanard, also played running back while at LSU.

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