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Old 08-11-17, 09:44 PM
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Leonard Fournette not impressed with NFL speed after playing in SEC

He will probably be lucky to get 800 yards this year on 3.4 yards per carry...

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Rookies entering the NFL are warned constantly how fast the pro game is. Maybe we need to worry a little less about the SEC players entering the NFL.

Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette, the fourth pick of the draft out of LSU, played his first preseason game on Thursday night. If you’ve ever bragged about “SEC Speed” before, just copy this quote and use it as your trump card from here on out:

“It’s a lot slower than I really thought,” Fournette told James Palmer of NFL.com. “That’s how I’ve been since I first got into the NFL. A lot of people were like, ‘It’s going to be fast.’ But by me playing in the SEC, that kind of helped me a lot. I think, to me, it was really easy.”
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Old 08-12-17, 02:05 AM
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Classic case of a guy who should just not say anything. 1. It's preseason. 2. Even if the NFL game isn't as fast as you expect, don't put an unnecessary target on yourself as a rookie.
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Old 08-12-17, 11:30 AM
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Game didn't look too slow here.

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Old 08-12-17, 12:33 PM
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I could easily see him getting more than 800 yards. Not sure why yappi is so worked up over this.
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Old 08-12-17, 01:19 PM
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I could easily see him getting more than 800 yards. Not sure why yappi is so worked up over this.
Ohio State fan. They are 2-10 vs SEC in bowl games
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Old 08-12-17, 02:15 PM
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Another LSU genius. Trust me Einstein, it'll be plenty fast in a month.
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Old 08-12-17, 08:34 PM
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Dumb comment.
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Old 08-13-17, 05:13 PM
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Great big 10 fan troll job.
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Old 08-14-17, 10:39 AM
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Yappi did bite on that hard. Fournette didn't direct anything at the Big 10, so Yappi posting this shows just how much of an inferiority complex he has.

...still, a dumb comment regardless of who it came from.
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