Lamar Jackson

Lamar Jackson is an American athlete playing in the National Football League for the Baltimore Ravens. Jackson has made a name for himself since joining the Ravens in 2018 and is considered one of the most competitive quarterbacks in the league. He has earned many accolades and praise throughout the sports industry. Jackson has only played professionally but has already achieved multiple league records, including the most single-season rushing yards by a quarterback and most single-season rushing attempts by a quarterback in 2019.

Moreover, he also holds the record for most games with 100 rushing yards by a quarterback. Before joining the NFL, Jackson had a successful career in college football, where he played for the University of Louisville. During his sophomore year of college, he won the Heisman Trophy before joining the NFL. During the 2018 NFL Draft, the Ravens selected Jackson as the final first-round pick. Unlike other first-season rookies, Jackson was quickly promoted to the position of starting quarterback after his predecessor Joe Flacco was injured.

At 21, Jackson was able to win a division title for the franchise and became the young NFL quarterback to start a game in the playoffs. Also, Jackson was named the NFL's Most Valuable Player in 2019 and has won two Pro Bowls. Moreover, Jackson has earned millions through sporting brand deals and a lucrative contract with the Ravens. In just four seasons playing in the NFL, Jackson has ranked in over $32 million, earning more than $23 during the 2022 season.

Jackson has set franchise records and led the Ravens to three consecutive playoff appearances, making him one of the most effective quarterbacks competing in the league. He has helped to make the Ravens one of the most competitive franchises in the American Football Conference. He is the only player after Tom Brady to win the NFL MVP in a unanimous vote.