Defending Heisman Trophy winner QB Caleb Williams is making waves in the college football world once again! He has been selected as one of the top 10 contenders for the prestigious Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award and has also been included in the esteemed Davey O’Brien QB Class of 2023.
The Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award recognizes the nation’s top upperclassman quarterback who excels in character, academics, and athletics. It is truly an honor for Caleb to be considered for this prestigious award.
Similarly, the Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award is bestowed upon the best college quarterback in the country. Caleb’s inclusion on this list is a testament to his exceptional skills and achievements.
Caleb’s performance on the field has been nothing short of remarkable. With an impressive completion rate of 68.2% (189-for-277), he has thrown an impressive 25 touchdowns for a total of 2,646 yards. Not only that, he has also showcased his versatility by rushing for 136 yards on 74 carries, scoring nine touchdowns. Caleb’s rushing prowess even places him in a tie for the most rushing touchdowns by a quarterback in the entire nation.
Not only is Caleb impressive statistically, but he is also leading several national rankings. He currently holds the top spot in points responsible for (208) as well as points responsible for per game (23.1). Moreover, he is tied for first place in passing touchdowns (25), ranks second in passing yards (2,646), seventh in passing efficiency (175.4), ninth in yards per pass attempt (9.55), ninth in total offense (309.1), and tenth in passing yards per game (294.0). His nine rushing touchdowns also tie him for first place in the Conference. Caleb’s exceptional performance even includes a remarkable feat of throwing 6 passing touchdowns in a game for multiple schools, a first in the last 25 years of FBS football.
Caleb’s outstanding performance is mirrored by the USC Trojan offense as a whole. They rank second in the nation for scoring offense (45.9), third in first downs offense (212), seventh in passing offense (328.3), and eighth in team passing efficiency (172.21). It is clear that Caleb’s leadership and talent have contributed to their outstanding success.
Mark your calendars! The winner of the 2023 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award will be announced at the memorable Golden Arm Award banquet and celebration, set to take place on Thursday, December 7, 2023, at the illustrious Four Seasons Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland.
Let’s not forget about the Davey O’Brien Foundation, established in 1977. Since its inception, the foundation has awarded over $1.3 million in scholarships and grants, aiming to cultivate leadership among high school and college athletes. The National Quarterback Award, initiated in 1981, is a fitting tribute to exceptional talents like Caleb.
Excitement builds as we anticipate the announcement of the three finalists for the Davey O’Brien Award, set to be revealed on Tuesday, November 28. The ultimate winner will be unveiled during the live broadcast of “The Home Depot College Football Awards” on ESPN, scheduled for Friday, December 8. Stay tuned for the thrilling moment!
Caleb Williams continues to impress audiences and prove himself as one of the most exceptional and talented quarterbacks in college football. With his remarkable contributions, it is clear that Caleb has a bright future ahead of him.
Original Press Release On USCTrojans.com