The Paul Hornung Award

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Four Players on Offense, One on Defense Named 2021 Paul Hornung Award Finalists

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

Louisville, Ky. – Nov. 17, 2021 – Four offensive playmakers / return specialists, and one defensive player who returns kicks and punts and sees spot play on offense, were named 2021 Paul Hornung Award Finalists. The finalists chosen by a 17-member Selection Committee and online fan voting powered by Texas Roadhouse are Blake Corum, Michigan; Justin Hall, Ball State; Marcus Jones, Houston; Jayden Reed, Michigan State; and Kyren Williams, Notre Dame.

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WEEK 11: Four Players Earn Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll

Honorees Account for Nine Touchdowns on Offense, Special Teams

Louisville, Ky. – Nov. 15, 2021 – Jahmyr Gibbs (Georgia Tech), Keshawn King (Virginia Tech), Jayden Reed (Michigan State), Sean Tyler (Western Michigan) rack up touchdowns and all-purpose yards to earn the Paul Hornung Weekly Honor Roll in week 11 of the college football season.

The Paul Hornung Award presented by Texas Roadhouse, now in its 12th season, is given annually to the most versatile player in major college football by the Louisville Sports Commission to pay tribute to football legend and Louisville native Paul Hornung, who passed away in Nov. 2020. The winner and his family will be honored at the annual Paul Hornung Award dinner at the Galt House Hotel in downtown Louisville on Mar. 8, 2022.

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WEEK 10: Four Players Help Lead Teams to Wins to Earn Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll

Honorees Account for Seven Touchdowns on Offense, One on Defense

Louisville, Ky. – Nov. 8, 2021 – Beanie Bishop (WKU), Justin Hall (Ball State), De’Montre Tuggle (Ohio) and Kyren Williams (Notre Dame) all scored key touchdowns in late season victories to earn the Paul Hornung Weekly Honor Roll in week 10 of the college football season.

The Paul Hornung Award presented by Texas Roadhouse, now in its 12th season, is given annually to the most versatile player in major college football by the Louisville Sports Commission to pay tribute to football legend and Louisville native Paul Hornung, who passed away in Nov. 2020. The winner and his family will be honored at the annual Paul Hornung Award dinner at the Galt House Hotel in downtown Louisville on Mar. 8, 2022.

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WEEK 9: Three Players Score Winning Touchdowns to Earn Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll

Honorees Accounted for 558 All-Purpose Yards, Six Tackles and One Interception

Louisville, Ky. – Nov. 1, 2021 – Marcus Jones (Houston), Will Shipley (Clemson) and Kyren Williams (Notre Dame) each scored what proved to be the winning touchdown in hard fought home wins to earn the Paul Hornung Weekly Honor Roll in week nine of the college football season.

The Paul Hornung Award presented by Texas Roadhouse, now in its 12th season, is given annually to the most versatile player in major college football by the Louisville Sports Commission to pay tribute to football legend and Louisville native Paul Hornung, who passed away in Nov. 2020. The winner and his family will be honored at the annual Paul Hornung Award dinner at the Galt House Hotel in downtown Louisville on Mar. 8, 2022.

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WEEK 8: Seven Players Earn Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll

Honorees Represent Big Ten, AAC, MAC, Mountain West, Sun Belt, plus one Independent

Louisville, Ky. – Oct. 25, 2021 –Seven players combined for 13 touchdowns three different ways on offense and seven tackles, an interception and a pass deflection on defense to earn the Paul Hornung Weekly Honor Roll in week eight of the college football season.

Making the Honor Roll this week are Blake Corum from Michigan, Marcus Jones from Houston, Lew Nichols III from Central Michigan, Jordan Mims from Fresno State, Trayvon Rudolph from Northern Illinois, Chris Smith from Louisiana and Kyren Williams from Notre Dame.

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