LSU running back Leonard Fournette announced today that he plans to enter the NFL draft in a letter posted to his social media accounts.

“I will be declaring for the 2017 NFL Draft after our bowl game,” Fournette said in the letter. “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.”

Fournette also thanked fans, coaches and teammates for the experience he had at the university.

See the full letter below:

Photo by Sean Gasser.

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