UofL FOOTBALL | Impact of Lamar Jackson's Heisman Win

12/12/2016 06:40 PM

On Saturday night, Louisville sophomore quarterback Lamar Jackson was named the winner of the 2016 Heisman Trophy.

He is the first-ever Louisville Cardinal to ever take home the honor.

Jackson finished the season with over 3,300 passing yards and 1,500 rushing yards. He accounted for 51 touchdowns, which is an ACC record.

But, what impact does Jackson’s Heisman victory have on the UofL football program going forward?

UofL head coach Bobby Petrino and legendary football player Paul Hornung on what Jackson’s victory means to the Cardinals:

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