Fournette signs deal with Jay Z’s sports agency

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TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 07: Leonard Fournette #7 of the LSU Tigers runs the ball against the Alabama Crimson Tide during the first quarter at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 7, 2015 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – Buga Nation is joining Roc Nation.

LSU star running back Leonard Fournette tweeted he has signed with Roc Nation Sports, a sports agency founded by rap megastar Jay Z.

Roc Nation Sports represents other well-known NFL players like Dez Bryant, Ndamukong Suh, Todd Gurley, and Victor Cruz, and big names from other sports, including NBA star Kevin Durant.

Friday, Fournette announced he would not play with LSU against Louisville in the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl on Dec. 31. He plans to enter the 2017 NFL draft.