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Leonard Fournette Takes Shot at Mitch Trubisky for No Reason

David Kaestle
Leonard Fournette at the 2017 NFL Draft.
Leonard Fournette at the 2017 NFL Draft. / Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
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In the last few years, everyone has looked back at the 2017 NFL Draft and wondered how the Chicago Bears ended up selecting Mitchell Trubisky over both Deshaun Watson and Patrick Mahomes.

Then LSU running back Leonard Fournette not only was surprised Trubisky was drafted at No. 2 overall, apparently he didn't even know who Trubisky was.

During an interview with Barstool Sports' "Pardon My Take" podcast, Fournette was asked about who was the biggest bust from his draft, as some have even suggested that title belonged to Fournette in the past.

While there are instances every year of players wondering how another guy could have been selected before them in the first round, it's rare to hear someone say they weren't even aware of who a top-3 draft pick was.

Yes Trubisky only had one year as a starter under his belt in college, and it was at North Carolina, not exactly a school know as a football powerhouse, but it was still pretty eye-opening to hear how unknown Trubisky was to some of his peers.


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David Kaestle is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, David also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username davekaestle. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.

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