The Washington Huskies barely snuck out a win against the Stanford Cardinal, and Michael Penix Jr. didn't have the best game from the eye test. Yet, he had 369 yards with 4 touchdowns and just 1 interception. The Heisman Trophy favorite really went off.
One of the top quarterbacks in college football has been Washington Huskies senior Michael Penix Jr. He has been one of the top contenders for the 2023 Heisman Trophy this season as Penix is putting up unbelievable numbers thus far heading into Week 10.
Entering Week 10, Michael Penix Jr. has anywhere from +275 to +325 odds, depending on which sportsbook you are looking at. However, he is the current favorite to win the award.
He has been producing at an incredible level throughout the regular season as he is currently 203-of-295 (68.8 completion percentage) for 2,945 yards with 24 touchdown passes to six interceptions.
The Huskies sit at 5th in the nation and haven't lost a game.
Penix Jr. might truly become the 1st Husky to ever win the prestigious award.