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2018 Schedule
8-5, 3rd in ACC - Atlantic

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

Peter Sirmon resigned after one year as Louisville's defensive coordinator, a move that does not come as a huge surprise. The Cards' defense never seemed to mesh last season, especially without injured cornerback Jaire Alexander.

David M. Hale ESPN Staff Writer 

Charlie Strong will face off against his former team (assuming he sticks around long enough), as USF and Louisville have agreed to a 3-game series to be played at Papa Johns Stadium in 2022 and 2026 and in Tampa in 2024.

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

The ACC released the 2018 schedule, and what stands out the most about Clemson's schedule? After a bye week, the Tigers have to play their three toughest Atlantic opponents three straight weeks: NC State (Oct. 20) at Florida State (Oct. 27) and Louisville (Nov. 3).


CFB Live Looks Ahead To Next Season

It's never too early to look ahead to next season, as Chris Cotter, Desmond Howard, and Andre Ware look ahead to some key 2018 openers, who is the early Heisman frontrunner, and after 4 seasons is the playoff what you've hoped for?

McShay: Jackson will be a 'developmental project' at quarterback in NFL (1:10)
Matich sees Jackson playing a 'slash' position (1:27)
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15dAdam Rittenberg

'16 Heisman winner Jackson declares for draft

Louisville QB Lamar Jackson, the first player in college football history to record at least 3,500 passing yards and 1,500 rushing yards in consecutive seasons, is entering the NFL draft.

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17dTom VanHaaren and Gerry Hamilton

Hot board: Under Armour All-America game

Which schools will land pledges from Under Armour All-Americans Anthony Schwartz, Tyreke Smith, Jayson Oweh and Nikolas Bonitto?

Is Jackson ready for the NFL? (0:51)
McShay on Jackson: 'He's a difficult evaluation' (1:29)
No. 23 Mississippi State defeats Louisville 31-27 (3:35)
Mississippi State slows down Jackson, Louisville to win TaxSlayer Bowl (0:45)

Thompson carries Miss State to 31-27 victory in TaxSlayer

Freshman Keytaon Thompson, making his first start in place of injured quarterback Nick Fitzgerald, ran for 147 yards and three touchdowns to help No. 24 Mississippi State beat Louisville and 2016 Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson 31-27 in the...

Mississippi State celebrates way too early (0:17)
Thompson's third rushing TD puts Mississippi State in front (0:17)

David M. Hale ESPN Staff Writer 

The TaxSlayer Bowl is Lamar Jackson's 18th 100-yard rushing game in the past 2 seasons, two more than any other FBS player (Penny, 16).

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21dAlex Scarborough

Cards' Jackson hits 50 rushing, 50 passing TDs

Cardinals quarterback Lamar Jackson became the third player in FBS history to reach 50 rushing and 50 passing TDs in his career, though Louisville lost to the Mississippi State Bulldogs in the TaxSlayer Bowl on Saturday.

Petrino: 'Our players are really battling' (0:30)

ESPN Stats and Information  

Lamar Jackson is the third player in FBS history to have 50 passing touchdowns and 50 rushing touchdowns in his career. The others were Colin Kaepernick and Tim Tebow.

Official can't handle toss from Jackson (0:26)

Team Stats

Passing Yards299.815th
Rushing Yards245.115th
Points For38.1
Points Against27.171st

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