Louisville QB Lamar Jackson wins 2016 Heisman Trophy
On Saturday, Louisville QB Lamar Jackson became the latest member to etch his name into College Football lore — as he won the 2016 Heisman Trophy Award.
The sophomore signal-caller out of Florida put up mind-boggling stats this season. Jackson accounted for 51 total touchdowns this season — 30 through the air and 21 on the ground.
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— CBS Sports CFB (@CBSSportsCFB) December 11, 2016
He threw for 3,390 yards, and rushed for 1,538 yards. There hasn’t been this sort of dual-threat athlete in the college game dating back to perhaps Michael Vick.
Here’s how the voting broke down:
1. Lamar Jackson 2,144
2. Deshaun Watson 1,524
3. Baker Mayfield 361
4. Dede Westbrook 209
5. Jabrill Peppers 208