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Leonard Fournette says UGA’s Nick Chubb is better

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There’s already been a lot of debate around the SEC – and the rest of the country, for that matter – about which running back is better: LSU’s Leonard Fournette or Georgia’s Nick Chubb. It’s a lot like asking which model Ferrari you prefer. There’s really no wrong answer.

Both have been tabbed as Heisman candidates this season, and for good reason. Fournette picked up 1,034 yards on 187 carries last year, averaging 5.5 yards-per-carry, and had 10 touchdowns. Chubb, who started the season as Todd Gurley’s backup and started only eight games, gained 1,547 yards on 219 carries, averaging 7.1 ypc, and scored 14 rushing TDs. Fournette had one kick return TD, while Chubb added two receiving TDs. Pretty gaudy numbers for both, frankly, and neither school has anything to complain about.

But according to ESPN’s Joe Schad, Fournette has put the question to rest once and for all. Fournette said on Thursday at SEC Media Days that Chubb is “hands-down the best running back in the SEC. I’m competing against him everyday.”

So UGA fans have that to brag about going into this season, and judging from last year’s stats, there should be much more to get excited about this year between the hedges.

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*Featured Photo (above) credit to USA TODAY Sports

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