Ohio State Quarterback C.J. Stroud Named Maxwell Award Semifinalist

By Kevin Harrish on November 1, 2021 at 1:18 pm
C.J. Stroud is a maxwell semifinalist.

C.J. Stroud is in the running for some prestigious end-of-season hardware as the Buckeye quarterback was named one of 15 finalists for this year's Maxwell Award, given annually to college football's top player.

In his first season as a starter, Stroud has put up some of the nation's best numbers leading the nation in total QBR with a rating of 91.3. He also ranks No. 3 in the country in passing efficiency (186.1), No. 7 in passing yards per game (324.3) and No. 7 in passing touchdowns (23) all while throwing just three interceptions on the season.

Stroud is also in the thick of the Heisman Trophy race, boasting the fourth-best odds to win the award from BetOnline behind Alabama's Bryce Young, Michigan State's Kenneth Walker III and Oklahoma's Caleb Williams.

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