The Awesome Reason Football Star Leonard Fournette Helped To Melt Down 700 Trophies

NFL rookie running back Leonard Fournette donated his trophies to be melted down for a new set of weights for a high school in Jacksonville, Florida where he will be playing for the Jaguars.

Leonard Fournette knows what it is to achieve greatness on the football field.

He was an All-American running back at LSU and the fourth pick in the most recent NFL draft.

No doubt a ton of accolades have been showered on him in the run up to what is about to be his rookie season in the NFL.

With accolades come trophies.

Lots and lots of trophies.

Which are good for stroking your ego and collecting dust.

At least that’s what Fournette figured.

So he’s taken his trophies and melted them down.

Yeah, melted them down.

Not because he doesn’t appreciate them.

Rather, he figures they can go to a much better use.

And they will.

Fournette partnered with the nutritional supplement company Met-Rx to take the material from the melted down trophies and turn that into a new set of weights for a high school in Jacksonville, Florida where Fournette is now playing for the Jacksonville Jaguars.

700 trophies in all were donated for the new set of weights at William Raines High School.

Here’s how this all came together.

They call it, “Greater Than Gold.”

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The Awesome Reason Football Star Leonard Fournette Helped To Melt Down 700 Trophies

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