UofL FOOTBALL | Lamar Jackson's deep pass "one of the more impressive things"

08/18/2016 05:49 PM

University of Louisville quarterbacks coach Nick Petrino has been very quick to praise the improvement of Lamar Jackson, and now specifically it is the sophomore’s ability to throw the bomb. The long ball. The deep pass. Whatever you want to call it, Lamar Jackson’s ability to place a long throw on a dime is stood out as “one of the more impressive things” according to Petrino.

With exactly two weeks left until the first game of the season, it’s hard to believe the hype can get much higher for U of L football. But it will, and to help drive it along until game day, we asked TheCrunchZone.com writer Mark Blankenbaker to help take a closer look at the strengths of the Cards heading into their September 1 game against Charlotte.

Garrett Moore

Garrett is a Sports Producer for Spectrum News. He is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State and got his start as a sports photographer. He now produces Sports Night, the state’s only nightly show dedicated to in-depth coverage of all sports in Kentucky. Sports Night airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News or anytime with Spectrum On Demand. Outside the station, Garrett enjoys golfing, hiking, fishing, and prides himself on being all-in as a sports spectator. He won a gift card for playing an air guitar in the student section during an MTSU basketball game. Follow Garrett on Twitter @SportsNightGM for real-time sports updates or if you just want to see the shenanigans that go on behind the scenes in getting Sports Night on the air.

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