LSU All-American running back Leonard Fournetteplans to bypass his senior season and enter the upcoming NFL draft.

The junior running back announced his decision on Monday.

“I will be declaring for the 2017 NFL draft after our bowl game,” Fournette wrote in a note to fans on Twitter. “I make this announcement now so that there will not be speculation and distractions while we prepare. I want everyone to know that I will forever treasure my experience as a Tiger.”

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