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Crystal Ball Run:
Andre Williams, Boston College running back
2,102 rushing yards, 329 carries, 17 touchdowns, 175.2 ypg
Heisman moment: Rushed for 420 yards on 53 carries, including four touchdowns in a 38-21 win over North Carolina State.
Andre Williams started the season as an unknown to most of the college football world, and really until some of the top Heisman candidates starting falling off the radar his name still wasn’t tossed around too much for awards.
However, when a running back eclipses 2,000 yards on the ground then it is time to take notice. So that’s why Williams is one of six finalists — which probably shows us how close the voting is after the top spot. FSU’s Jameis Winston will likely leave New York with the trophy, but don’t overlook Williams’ huge 2013.
He eclipsed 100 yards rushing in every game but one — 94 in a 24-14 loss to Clemson. He rushed for 320 yards twice — 48-27 win over Army and 48-34 win over New Mexico State.
He also scored a touchdown in...
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
Name- Andre Williams
HT/WT- 6’0 230
School- Boston College
Stats- (att-329 yards-2,102, ypc-6.4 td’s-17)
Andre Williams led the Boston Golden Eagles to 7 wins and he was nominated for the Doak Walker Award given annually to college football’s top running back. Williams was truly outstanding especially in the second half of the season were he dominated every time...
Boston College's Andre Williams has won the Doak Walker Award, given to the nation's top running back.
Williams was presented with the award Thursday during the 23rd College Football Awards Show at Disney.
A Heisman Trophy finalist as well, Williams became the first running back at the Football Bowl Subdivision level since 2008 to rush for 2,000 yards. He finished with...
Andre Williams says he has one group to thank for his Heisman candidacy — Boston College’s offensive line.
Williams finished the season with 2,102 yards on 329 carries and 16 touchdowns, and vaulted into the Heisman conversation after his performance over the course of five games when he rushed for 1,1,30 yards. Credit for Williams’ success doesn’t lie squarely on his own...
Boston College star-running back Andre Williams has won the Doak Walker Award.
Williams, a senior at Boston College had an outstanding season for the Eagles of Boston College. Williams, leads the country in rushing yards with 2,102 yards to go along with 17 touchdowns.
Not known to many, Williams is actually from the “Philadelphia region” as he graduated from Parkland High...
Boston College running back Andre Williams is among the six finalists for the 2013 Heisman Trophy, which will be awarded to college football’s most outstanding player on Saturday, Dec. 14 in New York City.
If Williams captures the award, he will be the first Boston College player to win the Heisman Trophy since Doug Flutie in 1984. The senior running back led all FBS players with...