The Paul Hornung Award

Paul Hornung Award: In the News

WEEK 6: Four Players Lead Teams to Conference Wins, Earn Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll

Louisville, Ky. – Oct. 11, 2022 – Three repeats and one newcomer earned the Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll for their performances in big conference wins this past weekend. Repeat honorees are Emeka Egbuka, Ohio State; Jahmyr Gibbs, Alabama; and George Holani, Boise State. Wyoming’s Cameron Stone made the list for the first time.

The Paul Hornung Award presented by Texas Roadhouse, now in its 13th season, is given annually to the most versatile player in major college football by the Louisville Sports Commission. The Award pays tribute to the late football legend and Louisville native Paul Hornung. The winner and his family will be honored at the annual Paul Hornung Award dinner in downtown Louisville in March 2023.

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Five Offensive Players / Returns Specialists Named 2020 Paul Hornung Award Finalists

Award Presented by Texas Roadhouse; Goes to the Most Versatile Player in Major College Football

Louisville, Ky. – Dec. 23, 2020 – Five offensive playmakers / return specialists, including two who will be playing in the College Football Playoffs, were named 2020 Paul Hornung Award Finalists. The Paul Hornung Award presented by Texas Roadhouse is given annually by the Louisville Sports Commission to the most versatile player in major college football. Chosen as finalists by a 17-member Selection Committee and online fan voting are: Michael Carter (North Carolina); D’Wayne Eskridge (Western Michigan); Travis Etienne (Clemson); DeVonta Smith (Alabama); and Kadarius Toney (Florida).

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