2016 SOPHOMORE SEASON


 

School’s first-ever Davey O’Brien and Maxwell Award finalist … Became the first player in FBS history with 3,300 passing yards and 1,500 rushing yards in a season … became only the sixth player in FBS history to rush and pass for 20 touchdowns in the same season… set the ACC record for rushing yards by a quarterback… established a new ACC record for touchdowns responsible for in a season with 51 … broke the ACC record for rushing touchdowns by a quarterback with 21 … only player in ACC history with 20 rushing and 20 passing touchdowns in the same season... ranks second in the ACC with 21 rushing touchdowns … moved into third place in ACC history in career rushing yards by a quarterback with 2,498. … progressed into sixth place in school history in career rushing yards with 2,498 surpassing Bilal Powell (2007-10), Vic Anderson (2008-11) and Deon Booker (1985-88)… first UofL football player to appear on the cover of Sports Illustrated... named a FoxSports, ESPN and Sporting News Midseason All-American... three-time Walter Camp Offensive Player of the Week – first time a player accomplished that since 2004… … three-time ACC Offensive Back of the Week ... a two-time winner of the Davey O'Brien Quarterback of the Week Award … broke the school record for total offense in a season (4,928) … passed for 3,390 yards and 30 TDs... broke the school record for touchdowns in a season with 38, besting Brian Brohm and Dave Ragone's single-season mark... second in the nation with 51 touchdowns (19 rushing and 27 passing) ... leads the team with 1,538 yards rushing has recorded 13 career 100-yard games and set a school record with eight this season … broke the single-season record for rushing yards with 1.538, breaking Howard Stevens’ old mark of 1,429 yards … ranks third nationally national leader with 21 rushing touchdowns ... second nationally in points responsible for and second in total offense ... set a school record for total plays in a season with 616 … accounted for four scores – two rushing and two passing in a 41-38 loss to Kentucky … scampered for 171 yards on 25 carries and a pair of scores … completed 16-of-25 passes for 281 yards and two touchdowns … rushed for 153 yards and passed for 145 yards in the win over Wake Forest … accounted for seven touchdowns in the 52-7 win over Boston College – the second time with seven or more touchdowns in a game … passed for 231 yards and rushed for 185 yards and three touchdowns … raced 69 yards and 53 yards for touchdowns – second rushing touchdown of over 60 yards … threw for four touchdowns for the fourth time this season… totaled 416 yards of total offense … for the recorded his fifth 300-yard passing game with 361 yards and four touchdowns in a win over Virginia ... tossed a 29-yard touchdown pass to Jaylen Smith with 13 seconds remaining for the win... had four or more touchdown passes for the third time in his career... totaled his passed for 355 yards and three scores in the win over NC State, including a career-long TD pass of 74 yards to Jaylen Smith ... rushed for 144 yards and one score, while passing for 181 yards and one TD in the win over Duke ... accounted for seven touchdowns for the second time when he passed for five scores and rushed for two more against Marshall... led the Cardinals to a 63-20 victory over No. 2 Florida State ... ran for 146 yards and four touchdowns, while passing for 216 yards against the Seminoles... set an ACC record for most total offense in a game by compiling 610 yards in the win over Syracuse on Sept. 9 -- totaled 411 yards through the air and 199 rushing yards ... opened the season with eight touchdown in a 70-14 victory over Charlotte ... tied a school and ACC record with six touchdown passes.