Wearing a red blazer and black bow tie to match his school colors, Jackson accepted the iconic bronze statue during a ceremony at the Playstation Theater in Times Square, becoming U of L's first Heisman winner.". By choosing I Accept, you consent to our use of cookies and other tracking technologies. His EPA/rush consistently tops all qualifying ball carriers. He completed 17-of-23 passes for 286 yards and six touchdowns, with 119 rushing yards and two more touchdowns on the ground. Baltimore signed Mark Ingram in free agency to become the smash mouth back. “I doubt that I am going to be carrying the ball a lot going further into the future, because we have dynamic running backs and even more receivers,”, . Here's more on Lamar Jackson's college career. “We are going to be pretty good, and I don’t think I’ll be running a lot.”, While we’re looking at Jackson the rusher—although it’s hard to ignore his passing numbers with 3,127 yards and a league-best 36 touchdowns on 265 completions—it’s fun to note that his yards on the ground ranked sixth among all, . In a road trip to Clemson, he completed 27-of-44 attempts for 295 yards, one touchdown and one interception, plus 162 rushing yards on 31 attempts and two rushing touchdowns. Now it’s a crime if you run, did our bodies suddenly get weaker? He’s THAT good! Jackson built on his Music City Bowl success with a Heisman Trophy-winning campaign in 2016, which started with eight total touchdowns against Charlotte in Louisville's season-opener. Jackson, U of L's shifty quarterback who accounted for 457 yards of offense and three touchdowns, was everywhere in the Cards' frenetic comeback in Death Valley. Subscribe to Stathead , the set of tools used by the pros, to unearth this and other interesting factoids. If it does happen, I have no doubt Lamar will work his tail off to get better. All this doom and gloom and foretelling for Lamar while Deshaun Watson gets his head pounded in for the last 3 years! A QB like him won’t last because the pounding wears everyone down. The reality that bandwagon fans don’t want to hear is that this type of risky QB play catches up to you. By his own admission, he couldn’t throw a spiral last year. 6ringsandarapist says: Without even looking at Wilson’s rushing attempts, he took 159 hits as a passer. Browns Waive Three, Give Harrison Bryant Award. So while Jackson takes far and away more hits than his passing peers as a runner, the sparsity of hits he takes as a passer counterbalance those taken as a runner. School: Louisville Hopefully, he can avoid a major injury to his legs before he fully evolves his passing game, which he’s going to need after his days of running are over due to age.