3. LSU (2-0; 2-0 SEC) – The early whispers surrounding LSU running back Leonard Fournette as a Heisman Trophy candidate turned into deafening cheers as the sophomore put up 228 yards and three touchdowns against Auburn. Fournette’s jaw-dropping runs rightly earned him the spotlight, but LSU’s overall performance proved it’s a legit contender. Next week – Syracuse (Gerald Herbert | AP Photo)
3. LSU (2-0; 2-0 SEC) – The early whispers surrounding LSU running back Leonard Fournette as a Heisman Trophy candidate turned into deafening cheers as the sophomore put up 228 yards and three touchdowns against Auburn. Fournette’s jaw-dropping runs rightly earned him the spotlight, but LSU’s overall performance proved it’s a legit contender. Next week – Syracuse (Gerald Herbert | AP Photo)
3. LSU (2-0; 2-0 SEC) – The early whispers surrounding LSU running back Leonard Fournette as a Heisman Trophy candidate turned into deafening cheers as the sophomore put up 228 yards and three touchdowns against Auburn. Fournette’s jaw-dropping runs rightly earned him the spotlight, but LSU’s overall performance proved it’s a legit contender. Next week – Syracuse (Gerald Herbert | AP Photo)
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Mike Niziolek joins the Ledger-Enquirer after spending the past three years with MLive.com. The past year he covered Eastern Michigan University athletics, including football and recruiting. He also filled in as a backup writer for the Detroit Tigers, Detroit Red Wings and University of Michigan. Mike is a 2004 graduate of Michigan State.