Just two players in the history of the NFL have been crowned the league’s Most Valuable Player by a unanimous vote: The first was Tom Brady, the second is Lamar Jackson.
In picking up all 50 of the media votes for MVP, the 22-year-old Jackson also became the second youngest player in NFL history to earn the honor. Only the legendary running back Jim Brown, who won MVP in 1957 and 1958, was younger than Jackson.
In his first full season as an NFL starter, Jackson became the first player in the history of the league to produce over 3,000 yards passing and 1,000 yards rushing in the same season. He led the Baltimore Ravens to a 14-2 regular season record and the No. 1 overall seed in the AFC.
The first Louisville Cardinal to ever win the Heisman Trophy is also the first Baltimore Raven ever to win Most Valuable Player.
Congrats to Lamar, who has already broken so many ridiculous records but is still just getting started.