ANDRE WILLIAMS RUMORS

Boston College confident in rushing attack without Williams

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- The most popular Boston College player at the ACC Kickoff is one that did not make an appearance at the Grandover Resort, and one that will not be putting on an Eagles uniform this fall. He'll be wearing Giants jersey instead. The loss of running back Andre Williams, a Heisman finalist after leading the nation with 2,177 yards rushing and 18 touchdowns, will not...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Four Downs: Carey gets better of Williams as Arizona routs BC

Billed as the bowl season's best running back battle, Arizona's Ka'Deem Carey -- with some help from a dominant defense -- turned his clash with Boston College's Andre Williams it into a one-sided affair as the Wildcats crushed Boston College 42-21 in Shreveport. Here are four observations from the AdvoCare V100 Bowl. 1. Did the wrong running back get all the hardware? Earlier this...
Via Fox Sports South
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Premier RBs headline Advocare V100 Bowl

Boston College's Andre Williams won the Doak Walker Award this season, edging Arizona's Ka'Deem Carey for the honor that's given to the nation's top running back. Arizona's players say they have a lot of respect for Williams, but believe the voters made the wrong decision. The Wildcats will get the chance to state their case in Tuesday's Advocare V100 Bowl between Arizona (7-5...
Via Associated Press
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

AdvoCare V100 Bowl breakdown: Arizona vs. Boston College

Arizona vs. Boston College Tuesday, Dec. 31, 12:30 p.m., ESPN Key Matchup The running backs -- Boston College's Heisman Trophy finalist, Andre Williams, and Arizona's Ka'Deem Carey -- take center stage and so do two rush defenses that haven't offered up much resistance. The Wildcats are 70th in the nation, allowing 170.4 per game and the Eagles aren't much better at 152.8 (50th)...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

BC's Williams wins Doak Walker Award as top running back

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 2,102 yards...
Via Associated Press
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

BC's Andre Williams wins Doak Walker Award

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 2,102 yards...
Via Associated Press
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

BC coach says injured RB Williams will be 'ready to roll' for bowl

Boston College coach Steve Addazio says running back Andre Williams will be ''ready to roll'' when the Eagles play in a bowl. Addazio says the injury that knocked the surprise Heisman Trophy hopeful out of Saturday's game against Syracuse won't keep him from playing in the postseason. Boston College finished the season 7-5 (4-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) with a last-minute loss...
Via Associated Press
December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Williams' Heisman hopes take hit in Boston College's loss

In a Heisman Trophy race that has been as hard to read as any in recent history, Andre Williams burst onto the scene with numbers that were too gaudy to ignore. But Saturday the opposition and Williams' health did little to help his cause. The Boston College senior running back was held to just 29 yards in a 34-31 loss to Syracuse in which he played a little more than two quarters...
Via Fox Sports South
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Heisman Trophy Candidate Andre Williams, Boston College Take on Syracuse on NESNplus

A win on Saturday in their ACC finale against Syracuse would give the bowl-eligible Boston College Eagles their first eight-win season since 2009. One of the reasons why the Eagles have improved dramatically from last year’s disappointing 2-10 campaign has been the phenomenal performance of senior running back Andre Williams. Williams enters the game as one of the top Heisman Trophy...
Via NESN.com
November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Boston College Running Back, Heisman Trophy Candidate Andre Williams Stars in Super Mario-Themed Highlight Video

Boston College running back Andre Williams’ Heisman Trophy stock has been rising steadily with each great performance he gives the Eagles. He’s become the first FBS running back since Donald Brown in 2008 to gain 2,000 yards on the ground, and going into the Eagles’ regular-season finale against Syracuse, Williams has 2,073 rush yards and 16 touchdowns. One fan recently made...
Via NESN.com
November 26, 2013  |  Discuss
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