At No. 5 in the rankings, the Louisville Cardinals were right where they needed to be. That is, until Houston pulled off the upset in a dominating 36-10 win.
Sure, it looks like Lamar Jackson has all but won the award, but don’t forget what happened last season. Almost everyone was ready to give the award to Leonard Fournette, but a 31-yard effort in a loss against Alabama began his downfall.