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HEISMAN WATCH: Can LSU's Fournette make a run at Jackson?

Even after missing three games with injuries, Leonard Fournette is poised to make some noise in the Heisman Trophy race.

The LSU running back is coming off one of the most impressive individual performances of the season, running for 284 yards and three touchdowns on 16 carries in a rout of Mississippi. The No. 19 Tigers are off this week and preparing for No. 1 Alabama on Nov. 5.

When Fournette plays, he is as good as advertised. The junior has reached 100 yards in each of the four games he has been able to get on the field, averaging 8.1 per carry and scoring five touchdowns.

Fournette was one of the headliners in a star-studded Heisman field entering the season....