Lamar Jackson

Louisville’s Jackson: Gesture was ‘zip it,’ not throat slash

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson says a gesture he made after scoring his final touchdown at Boston College is being misunderstood. The Heisman Trophy front-runner accounted for seven touchdowns in the No. 5 Cardinals’ 52-7 beating of the Eagles on Saturday, with his last score coming on a 53-yard burst through the middle. Upon celebrating with teammates…

Jackson rescues No. 5 Louisville at Virginia, 32-25

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) – Lamar Jackson floated a 29-yard touchdown pass to Jaylen Smith with 13 seconds remaining and No. 5 Louisville survived a frenetic finish to beat Virginia 32-25 on Saturday. Jackson’s fourth touchdown pass kept the Cardinals (7-1, 5-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) in College Football Playoff picture, and couldn’t have hurt the Heisman Trophy frontrunner’s candidacy. Virginia (2-6,…