As great as Williams is, if the Trojans trudge to the finish, Heisman voters will look for other options.

A failed fourth-down late in last year’s game against the Huskies helped doomed the Ducks, too.

Michael Penix Jr. and the Huskies cashed in that short field for the go-ahead touchdown.

The USC quarterback threw three interceptions to put the Trojans in a huge hole that they never could dig out of.

Penix heads into the second half of the season as the Heisman favorite, having thrown for 2,301 yards and 20 touchdowns.

This game's 100 percent on me," he told reporters Saturday evening. "I don't think you guys have to look anywhere else but me."

"I'll certainly go back and evaluate myself," Lanning said. "It's about adapting — the game's about adapting and getting better."

Michael Penix Jr. and the Huskies cashed in that short field for the go-ahead touchdown.