USC QB Caleb Williams was named the Associated Press college football player of the year, the first Trojan to win the award since Reggie Bush in 2005.
Williams received 32 of the 46 first-place votes and 117 total points from AP Top 25 poll voters to win the award. He finished ahead of TCU quarterback Max Duggan, who came in second with six first-place votes and 64 points.
Ohio State quarterback C.J. Stroud was third; Tennessee’s Hendon Hooker fourth and Georgia’s Stetson Bennett fifth.
- USC defensive lineman Kobe Pepe has entered the transfer portal. Pepe played in just three games during his three-year career.