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- Written by Ed Staton
- Published: 07 Jan 2023
There was a lot of fanfare when Williams followed new Trojans head coach from Oklahoma. The 6' 1", 215-pound QB quickly displayed his dual talents with 249 yards passing (2 TDs) and 68 yards rushing in a season-opening 66-14 win over Rice. For the season, Williams completed 66.5% of his passes for 4,537 yards and a 42-5 TD vs Int. ratio. On the ground, Williams gained additional Heisman footing with 382 rushing yards and 10 scores.
For the first time since 2004, (excluding Reggie Bush's vacated 2005 Heisman) a USC Trojan claimed college football's top individual award. Williams' success came Sooner than later, following his transfer from Oklahoma to USC following the 2021 season.
The Trojans quarterback received 544 first-place votes and 2,031 points to earn a substantial voting margin over TCU QB Max Duggan who accumulated 1,420 Heisman voting points. Ohio State signal-caller, C.J. Stroud placed third in the voting with 531 points.