Louisville QB Lamar Jackson and DE Devonte Fields were named to the first-team All-ACC team by the leagues media

Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson and Devonte Fields have been named to the first-team All-ACC squad by a vote of the league media members. Another eight players were also honored by the leagues media.

The University of Louisville football team started racking up some postseason honors on Monday.

The Cardinals had a total of 10 players named to the All-ACC team - voted on by the leagues media members - including first-team selections quarterback Lamar Jackson and defensive end Devonte Fields.

The two were the only first-team selections for the Cardinals.

Jackson had a sensational sophomore season and is the leading candidate to win the Heisman Trophy Award on Dec. 10. He ended the regular season with an ACC record 4,928 yards of total offense and 51 TDs.

He also set ACC records for rushing yards by a quarterback in a season with 1,538 and rushing TDs by a QB with 21.

Fields, a senior and former transfer from TCU, had 42 tackles and five sacks in 11 games for the Cardinals.

Tight end Cole Hikutini, defensive lineman DeAngelo Brown, linebacker Keith Kelsey and cornerback Jaire Alexander were named to the second team, while wide receiver James Quick and safeties Josh Harvey-Clemons and Chucky Williams were named to the third team.

Honorable mention selections went to linemen Khalil Hunter and Geron Christian and defensive end James Hearns.


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