The Paul Hornung Award

Paul Hornung Award Press Releases

Five Offensive Players / Returns Specialists Named 2018 Paul Hornung Award Finalists

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

Louisville, Ky. – November 8, 2018 – Four standout wide receivers and a workhorse running back who log double-duty as return specialists have been named finalists. The ninth annual Paul Hornung Award is presented by Texas Roadhouse to the most versatile player in major college football. Chosen as finalists by a 17-member Selection Committee are: Marcus Green (Louisiana-Monroe), KJ Hamler (Penn State), N’Keal Harry (Arizona State), Connor Heyward (Michigan State) and Rondale Moore (Purdue).

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WEEK 10: Three Running Backs and a Wide Receiver Earn Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll

Foursome Also Returns Kicks and Punts Leading Teams to Wins in Week 10

Louisville, Ky. – November 5, 2018 – Three running backs with double-digit carries and a blazing-fast wide receiver, all of whom touched the ball at least three different ways on offense and special teams, earned the Paul Hornung Award Honor for week 10 of the college football season. Honorees are Darrynton Evans, Appalachian State; Marcus Green, Louisiana-Monroe; Connor Heyward, Michigan State; and Marquis Young, UMass.

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WEEK 9: Six Players from Power Five Make Paul Hornung Award Weekly Honor Roll

Versatile Group Scores 10 TDs Rushing, Receiving, Passing, Returning Punts

Louisville, Ky. – October 29, 2018 – Six offensive players / return specialists who combined for nearly 1,400 all-purpose yards and 10 touchdowns four different ways made the Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll for week nine of the college football season. Honorees are Britain Covey, Utah; N’Keal Harry, Arizona State; Deon Jackson, Duke; J.J. Taylor, Arizona; Tyler Vaughns, Southern Cal.; and Pooka Williams Jr., Kansas.

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WEEK 8: Four Players Named to Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll

Big Ten, Big 12, Conference USA, Mountain West Represented

Louisville, Ky. – October 22, 2018 – Three wide receivers and a defensive back, all of whom return kicks, combined for nearly 900 all-purpose yards and five touchdowns to earn the Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll for week eight of the college football season. Named to the weekly honor are Isaiah Harper (Old Dominion), Rondale Moore (Purdue), Kavontae Turpin (TCU) and Avery Williams (Boise State).

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WEEK 7: Three Newcomers Earn Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll in Week Seven

Wide Receiver, Running Back, Defensive Back Demonstrate All-Purpose Skills

 Louisville, Ky. – October 15, 2018 – A pair of seniors and a junior, two on offense and one on defense, combined for more than 600 all-purpose yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions to earn the Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll this week. Marcus Green (WR, Louisiana Monroe) scored the go-ahead touchdown to help the Warhawks to a Sunbelt win on the road; Jason Huntley (RB, New Mexico State) scored twice and racked up big yardage in a tough road loss; and Duke Shelley (DB, Kansas State) picked off two passes and played special teams in the Wildcats’ Big 12 win at home.

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