Cardinal Football

Javian Hawkins & Micale Cunningham Earn Weekly ACC Honors

After being major contributors in one of Louisville’s biggest offensive outputs of the season, quarterback Micale Cunningham & running back Javian Hawkins have earned weekly all conference honors.

Cunningham was named ACC quarterback of the week and Hawkins was named ACC running back of the week.

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Cunningham accounted for a career high six touchdowns – five in the air and one on the ground – to give him 10 touchdowns over the last two games.

Cunningham completed 11-of-20 passes, including a 90-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Tutu Atwell – the fourth-longest pass play in school history.

Cunningham was also named as one the Manning Award’s “Stars of the Week.”

Hawkins rushed for 233 (seventh-best) yards, his sixth 100-yard game of the season and his first 200-yard rushing game. It was first 200-yard rushing game by a Cardinal since Lamar Jackson had 226 against Texas A&M on Dec. 30, 2015. The 233 yards were the most rushing yards by a Cardinal since Anthony Allen rushed for 275 against Middle Tennessee on Sept. 6, 2007. His six 100-yard games are the most by a freshman in program history.

The native of Titusville, Fla., set the UofL freshman rushing record with 1,278 yards, the ninth-best single-season total in school history.

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