The Heisman hype surrounding Louisville Cardinals quarterback Lamar Jackson may be non-existent, but he has remained one of the top, if not the best, players in college football.
On Saturday against Virginia, Jackson became the first player to ever record back-to-back seasons with 3,000 passing yards and 1,000 rushing yards.
Lamar Jackson just became the first player in NCAA history to pass for 3,000 yards and rush for 1,000 yards in consecutive seasons.
— LouisvilleFootball (@UofLFootball) November 11, 2017
Jackson had a rough start, going 2 for 7 to begin the day, but midway through the fourth quarter, he has completed 15 of 26 pass attempts for 195 yards and 3 touchdowns. Jackson also leads the Cardinals with 147 rushing yards and a touchdown on 15 carries.
The junior signal caller posted 3,543 passing yards and 30 touchdowns along with 1,571 yards and 21 more scores on the ground last year. Jackson will have a chance to surpass all of those numbers after his incredible performance Saturday.
As of the 8-minute mark against Virginia, Jackson has 3,003 passing yards and 1,176 rushing yards. He also has 21 passing touchdowns. Including a possible bowl bid, Jackson has an outside chance to at least match those totals.
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