LSU alumnus Shaquille O'Neal is proud to represent his alma mater. And after showcasing two Player Of The Week-caliber performances in a row, LSU running back Leonard Fournette is making it easier for Shaq to show his support for the Tigers football squad. Shaq loves to take credit for a lot of things, including emphatically tweeting— not once, but twice— his predictions that Fournette is bound take home the Heisman.
He made these predictions as LSU faced Syracuse on Saturday, where Fournette made history as the first LSU running back to run for over 200 yards in two consecutive games. Fournette trampled all over the Orangemen with 244 rushing yards in the Carrier Dome.
If the Heisman voting ended today, Shaq would more than likely be right. But every other major sports media outlet and college football fans have been talking about this prediction for weeks. And Twitter was relentless to let The Big Fella know that he's very late to the Fournette-For-Heisman rally.
Here's are some tweets from people responding in the tone of a loud "DUH!" to Shaq's "predictions" for the Heisman hopeful:
Granted, it's hard not to believe the hype about Fournette. But just like in a huge circle of people talking shop about the best, and posing like an expert yet speaking the obvious, it sucks to be that guy when they call you out. Stick to Icy Hot pitches and commentating for TNT's NBA games, Shaq.
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