EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Space Coast Daily TV Interviews Heisman Trophy Winner Lamar Jackson
By Space Coast Daily // December 11, 2016
SPACE COAST DAILY TV SPECIAL INTERVIEW
ABOVE VIDEO: Space Coast Daily’s Alan Zlotorzynski recently interviewed 2016 Heisman Trophy winner and Louisville Cardinal QB Lamar Jackson during the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl media day in Orlando. The game, set for Dec. 31 in Orlando, pits the LSU Tigers (No. 20) vs. Louisville (No. 13) at Camping World Stadium in Orlando. Zlotorzynski and Space Coast Daily Managing Editor Zach Clark will be on hand to bring you reports from the game live on Space Coast Daily TV.
(NFL.com) – Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson won the Heisman Trophy on Saturday after a spectacular sophomore season in which he accounted for 51 touchdowns and nearly 5,000 total yards.
Jackson beat out Clemson QB Deshaun Watson, Michigan LB Jabrill Peppers, Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield and Oklahoma WR Dede Westbrook for the honor. Jackson, 19, is the youngest Heisman winner ever, and the first Heisman winner from Louisville (he was the school’s first finalist for the honor).
Watson finished second in the voting, with 1,524 points to Jackson’s 2,144. Mayfield finished third (361 points), Westbrook fourth (209) and Peppers fifth (208).
“To the Heisman voters, I’m truly honored and humbled to be the 2016 Heisman Trophy winner,” said Jackson, who fought back tears during his acceptance speech.
“To be able to stand up here with all these other Heisman Trophy winners, I’m extremely proud to represent this class and the University of Louisville with their first Heisman Trophy.”
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ABOVE VIDEO: Louisville QB Lamar Jackson is the 2016 Heisman Trophy winner. Jackson has contributed 51 total touchdowns this season for the Cardinals: 30 through the air and 21 more rushing. He is the first UofL player to win the Heisman.