Boston College running back Andre Williams has had a spectacular 2013 season. Despite never eclipsing the 600-yard mark in his first three seasons with the program, Williams rushed for a staggering 2102 yards and 17 touchdowns as a senior for the Eagles this fall. Last night he was named the Doak Walker Award winner and he will be in attendance at tonight’s Heisman Trophy presentation as one of six finalists for the honor.
Naturally, BC fans are ecstatic for their star, and want to see him take home every honor possible. This morning, former Boston College legend and sports inspiration Mark Herzlich posted on his Instagram a pretty cool photo of himself wearing an “Andre44Heisman” shirt to represent his school’s candidate. I imagine that Herzlich is a figure that Williams very much admires — it’s probably pretty cool so see a school icon show so much pride in your abilities: