Louisville football shows its true colors while telling Lamar Jackson that the Cardinals will be retiring his No. 8. (1:28)
On Saturday, Lamar Jackson, Baltimore Ravens quarterback, will return to Louisville to have his No. He can reach Cardinals Stadium via Lamar Jackson Way
The school announced Friday that Jackson has a street named after him.
Jackson was the youngest Heisman Trophy recipient in 2016. He had an incredible season, averaging 5,114 yards and 51 touchdowns. Jackson was also a two-time ACC Player of the Year before being drafted in Round 1. 32 selection -- in the 2018 NFL draft.
It is a career that is strong enough to make you a household name in Louisville.
All roads lead to celebrating 8.
Introducing Lamar Jackson Way, speed limit 8 mph.#GoCards x @Lj_era8 pic.twitter.com/TmtXOGQtP0 -- Louisville Athletics (@GoCards) November 12, 2021
Jackson stated that he felt like he had won the Heisman once again in a video released in October by the school. This was after it was announced that Jackson would be having his number retired.
Jackson, the NFL's first unanimous MVP for 2019, is the second Louisville player who has had his jersey retired. He joins Johnny Unitas, the Pro Football Hall of Fame QB.
Jackson is one the NFL's fastest players, but you can't go too fast down his street. Lamar Jackson Way has a speed limit of 8 mph.