Caleb Williams moves into elite USC company with 4 TD outing
Caleb Williams continues to make his place in USC program history and started out with a bang in the first game for the Trojans on Saturday. Williams led N0. 6 USC to a 56-28 win over the San Jose State Spartans.
Williams completed 18-of-25 of his passes for 287 yards, 4 touchdowns and a QBR of 85. This game is the 10th game where Williams has thrown for 4 touchdowns in a game, and he joined former Heisman Trophy winner Matt Leinart in the number of games thrown for 4 touchdowns. Williams has one more game to tie Matt Barkley’s 11 games of 4 touchdowns.
He has played a total of 15 games for the Trojans as opposed to Leinart, who played 39 games for USC, and Barkley, who played 47 games.
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In his first season after Williams transferred from Oklahoma, he completed 333 of his 500 passes for 4,537 yards, 42 touchdowns, 5 interceptions, and a quarterback rating of 168.5.
Williams is off to a strong start to his junior season as he looks to win the Heisman Trophy for a second consecutive season.