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Louisville's Jackson won't focus on a rare Heisman repeat

Lamar Jackson didn't start last season thinking about winning the Heisman Trophy. It just ended up that way.

Of course the Louisville quarterback had a lot to do with outcome, thanks to his dizzying array of open-field moves and downfield throws.

Jackson figures it's a good approach to start this year, too, even with the chance to become only the second player to repeat as a Heisman winner.

"I love the game of football," Jackson said Thursday during the Atlantic Coast Conference's preseason media days. "I didn't think I would win the Heisman Trophy — it just happened, just playing football. And that's what I'm doing this year.

"I'm trying to...

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