2014 RB Leonard Fournette talks The Opening, representing Louisiana

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SB Nation's Bud Elliott caught up with Leonard Fournette at The Opening this week. Fournette is considered by basically everyone to be the top running back in the 2014 recruiting class, if not the top overall player.

Leonard Fournette ran for 2,136 yards and 31 touchdowns on 196 carries and added 313 yards and three touchdowns on 15 receptions last year for New Orleans (La.) St. Augustine. The 2012 AP Class 4A All-State and Maxpreps Junior All-American selection has offers from LSU, Alabama, Notre Dame, Florida, and Texas A&M, among others. Standing 6'1 and weighing in at 225 pounds, the bruising Fournette is rated by every recruiting service as the top running back in the 2014 recruiting class.

While Fournette doesn't have an official top-five list, he did say that he likes Michigan, Alabama, Texas, Florida State and LSU. However, he isn't planning on making an announcement until the Under Armour All-American Game in January.

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