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Jackson Lifts No. 17 Louisville Past UNC 47-35
By The Associated Press
CHAPEL HILL, NC - Reigning Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson accounted for 525 total yards and six touchdowns to help No. 17 Louisville pull away late and beat North Carolina 47-35 on Saturday.

Jackson threw for 393 yards and three scores while also running for 132 yards and three TDs. The last came on a spinning-through-tacklers 11-yard run with 3:06 left to punctuate a dominant fourth-quarter effort by the Cardinals (2-0, 1-0 Atlantic Coast Conference).

Junior Jaylen Smith had nine catches for a career-high 183 yards and a score for Louisville, while Dez Fitzpatrick hauled in two TDs as the Cardinals rolled to 705 yards.

Louisville trailed 28-27 entering the final quarter, but went ahead on Jackson's 3-yard keeper with 13:50 left. Louisville's defense then came up with two fourth-down stops to end promising drives by the Tar Heels (0-2, 0-1).

UNC quarterbacks Chazz Surratt and Brandon Harris combined to throw for three scores.


Published 03:15 PM, Saturday Sep. 09, 2017
Updated 03:18 PM, Saturday Sep. 09, 2017

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