Baltimore Ravens' Star Lamar Jackson May Shatter Michael Vick's Single-Season Record For Most Rushing Yards For An NFL Quarterback

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Baltimore Ravens' Star Lamar Jackson May Shatter Michael Vick's Single-Season Record For Most Rushing Yards For An NFL Quarterback
Baltimore Ravens' Star Lamar Jackson May Shatter Michael Vick's Single-Season Record For Most Rushing Yards For An NFL Quarterback

At the 2018 NFL draft combine, speculation arose that several franchises viewed Lamar Jackson as a wide receiver. It didn't matter that Jackson had never played the position. He was, in fact, a quarterback who had recently completed a sensational college career at the University of Louisville, where he won the 2016 Heisman Trophy as a sophomore and finished third in the balloting a year later. During each of those seasons, Jackson threw for at least 3,000 yards and ran for at least 1,500 yards. Still, some teams had questions about Jackson's accuracy as a thrower and thought they could utilize his speed and teach him how to become a receiver. Jackson, naturally, didn't take too kindly to the

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