Louisville sophomore Lamar Jackson was selected as the top player in the ACC on Wednesday

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Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson remains the heavy favorite to win the Heisman Trophy on Dec. 12, but the sophomore has already started to pick up some post-season hardware.

The first FBS quarterback ever to throw for more than 3,300 yards and rush for more than 1,500 yards in a single season, Jackson was named the ACC Player of the Year on Wednesday.  He was also honored as the league's Offensive Player of the Year.

Jackson has also been named as a finalist for the Maxwell, Manning, and O’Brien awards.

The Pompano Beach, Fla., native established new marks for multiple ACC and school records during the 2016 season.  Among his many accomplishments are  ACC and school records with 51 touchdowns responsible for (30 passing, 21 rushing), rushing yards by a quarterback with 1,538, and rushing touchdowns by a quarterback with 21. His eight 100-yard rushing efforts this fall also set a school record.

In addition to his record-setting performances with his legs, Jackson passed for 3,390 yards and 30 touchdowns during the 2016 season. 

Jackson received 36 votes in the balloting for Player of the Year, with Clemson quarterback Deshawn Watson finishing second with just five votes.


2016 ACC Player of the Year

Lamar Jackson, Louisville 36
Deshaun Watson, Clemson 5
Dalvin Cook, Florida State 3
James Conner, Pitt 3
Ben Boulware, Clemson 1

ACC Offensive Player of the Year

Lamar Jackson, Louisville 36
Deshaun Watson Clemson 6
Dalvin Cook, Florida State 3
James Conner, Pitt 3

ACC Defensive Player of the Year

DeMarcus Walker, Florida State 23
Ejuan Price, Pitt 9
Ben Boulware, Clemson 5
Harold Landry, Boston College 4
Christian Wilkins, Clemson 3
Woody Baron, Virginia Tech 2
Devonte Fields, Louisville 1
Micah Kiser, Virginia 1

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