The TaxSlayer Bowl featured two quarterbacks on opposite ends of the spectrum.
Jackson, who is expected to decide whether to enter the National Football League draft soon, was sacked six times in the second half alone by the Mississippi State defense. Tebow finished his career with 88 pasing and 57 rushing tochdowns, while Kaepernick totaled 82 passing and 59 rushing touchdowns.
Jackson drove Louisville into the red zone, down by a touchdown.
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But you knew Jackson wasn't going to be totally upstaged in this game, and sure enough, he had one of the best highlights of the game on this ankle-breaking touchdown run in the second quarter to tie the game at 14-14. The Bulldogs punched it in on the next play, taking a 31-27 lead after the extra point.
During Saturday's Championship Drive broadcast, Corso called Jackson "the most complete quarterback ever to play the game" statistically and said he should "try to win the Heisman a second time", adding, "if he comes back, he'll win the Heisman next year".
Part of the reason Louisville's star quarterback made some mistakes was Mississippi State's pressure.
NOTES: Lamar Jackson is the only player in FBS history to rush for at least 1,500 yards and pass for at least 3,500 yards in a season.