Lamar Jackson collected six touchdowns in Week 1 and added five more against Syracuse on Friday night.

By SI Wire
September 09, 2016

Louisville sophomore quarterback Lamar Jackson passed for 411 yards and rushed for 199 yards in the Cardinals’ 62–28 victory at Syracuse on Friday night.

Jackson, 19, threw for one touchdown and added four more on the ground. Jackson recorded 610 total yards on the night, which set the record for most by a player in a single game in ACC history.

He entered Friday’s game with 286 passing yards and six touchdowns while also rushing for 119 more yards and two more touchdowns in last week’s 70–14 victory over Charlotte.

With a year of experience, Lamar Jackson is ready to lead

His success should not come as much of a surprise as he capped his 2015 season with a 227-yard passing and 226-yard rushing performance against Texas A&M in last year’s Music City Bowl.

He also did this in high school.

​Jackson was a three-star recruit out of Boynton Beach High School in Florida.

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