For the second time this season, University of Louisville junior quarterback Lamar Jackson has been named the ACC Offensive Back of the Week for his performance against Syracuse on Nov. 18. Jackson previously received the honor on Sept. 11 for his performance at North Carolina.
In his final home game of the season, Jackson finished with 381 yards of total offense, including 270 yards passing for two touchdowns and 111 yards rushing with two rushing touchdowns. Jackson’s output gave him his 11th consecutive 300-yard game, matching his own school record. His scores on the ground placed him at 17 for the season, tying him with Frank Moreau for sixth in a single season.
During the game, Jackson continued to rewrite both the school and conference record books with his terrific play. He now sits first in school history in career total offense, passing Chris Redman’s previous mark of 12,474. He also now ranks third in ACC career touchdowns responsible for with 114, moving ahead of former NC State quarterback Philip Rivers.
The Cardinals will conclude their regular season on Saturday, Nov. 25 in their rivalry game at Kentucky, which will start at noon on SEC Network.
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