By Dalton Ray–
A week removed from an underwhelming showing against No. 3 Clemson, No. 19 football romped visiting Kent State 42-3. The three-points allowed is the fewest points allowed since since Sept. 26, 2015.
Junior Lamar Jackson had a high-percentage day of passing, completing 18-of-22 passes for 299 yards.
Senior running back Malik Williams rushed for a pair touchdowns and totaled 90 yards.
The Cards started the game off with a 69-yard pass from Jackson to Jordan Davis. Williams punched in the score three plays later.
Williams found the end zone again, cutting back on a zone read for a 38-yard run.
Trumaine Washington capitalized on a tipped pass, housing the pick to make the Cardinal lead 21-0.
Kent State cashed in on a Jackson fumble, knocking in a field goal.
A squirrel found its way on the field, giving the fans something to cheer about in the quarter.
Jackson conducted a 75-yard drive, going 5-for-6 and 49 yards through the air. He capped the drive with a 13-yard touchdown run.
Kent forced Louisville to punt on their first drive, but a roughing the passer kept U of L on the field. Cards ended the drive with a 32-yard touchdown pass to Seth Dawkins.
Jackson’s second passing touchdown set a school record with 88 touchdowns responsible for.
Jawon Pass took the field for the first time as a Cardinal and completed his first three passes. The redshirt freshman ended with 5-for-8 with 75 yards.
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Photos by Nancy Hanner / The Louisville Cardinal