Ranked as the No. 1 player by Scout.com, ESPNU, and the composite rankings by 247Sports, Leonard Fournette is one of the best prospects in recent memory. He is a rare running back recruit who is ready to play college football and has NFL potential.
Fournette, who is from Louisiana, is the best player in the country. But will he finish the 2014 cycle on top? That remains to be seen, as many recruits will be coming after Fournette's spot. Prospects such as Da'Shawn Hand, Jabrill Peppers, Quin Blanding, Andrew Brown, Speedy Noil and Cameron Robinson all will make arguments why they should be the No. 1 recruit.
However, Fournette has several reasons why he should not worry about his peers.