Former South Florida high school football player Lamar Jackson appears on the Athlon Sports Louisville edition ACC magazine cover and Lindy's Sports Kentucky edition SEC magazine cover. Jackson won the Heisman Trophy in 2016 as the quarterback for the University of Louisville Cardinals. He compiled 230 passes for 3,543 yards and 30 touchdowns while he rushed for 1,571 yards on 260 carries and 21 touchdowns during his sophomore year.
Jackson played for the Boynton Beach Tigers in high school. He helped the school make the FHSAA playoffs with consecutive district runner-up finishes in 2013 and 2014.