Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert was named Pepsi’s 2020 NFL Rookie of the Year, the league announced Thursday, following a record-setting first season after being selected sixth overall in the 2020 NFL Draft.
Herbert was chosen by Fan Vote for the first time via Twitter and on NFL.com.
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Herbert set an NFL rookie record for the most touchdown passes (31), completions (396) and passing yards (4,336). He set a new record for the most 300-yard passing games by a rookie (eight), surpassing Andrew Luck, who did it six times in 2012.