Alabama-LSU: Top 2014 recruiting battles 

July, 16, 2013
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Editor's note: This week, GeauxTigerNation and TideNation will examine all aspects of the LSU-Alabama rivalry during the Nick Saban-Les Miles era. Today's stories focus on the past and future of the schools' recruiting battles.

The recruiting war between Alabama and LSU has never seen a year like 2014, with multiple five-stars and multiple ESPN 300 recruits in the sights of both schools. Here’s a look at the top five prospects who the Tide and Tigers will fight over all the way until signing day.

RB Leonard Fournette (New Orleans/St. Augustine)
6-foot, 226 pounds
ESPN 300 Rank: 1

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