The Paul Hornung Award

Paul Hornung Award Press Releases

Hornung Award Winners Shaq Thompson and Odell Beckham Jr. Faceoff in NFL

Louisville, Ky. – Friday, December 18, 2015 – The two most recent winners of the Paul Hornung Award – Carolina Panther linebacker Shaq Thompson and New York Giant wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. – will lineup across from each other for the first time in their NFL careers this Sunday at 1p.m. EST on FOX at Metlife Stadium. The Paul Hornung Award, presented by Texas Roadhouse, is given annually to the most versatile player in major college football by the Louisville Sports Commission. Thompson won the Award 2014 and Beckham Jr. in 2013.

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Hornung Award Finalists Peppers and Nkemdiche Help Lead Teams to Special Seasons; Finalists McCaffrey and Jackson Square Off in Pac-12 Championship Game

Louisville, Ky – Friday, December 4, 2015 –  The four finalists for the 2015 Paul Hornung Award – Adoree’ Jackson (USC), Christian McCaffrey (Stanford), Robert Nkemdiche (Ole Miss) and Jabill Peppers (Michigan) –  continue to play major roles in their teams’ success.

The Paul Hornung Award, presented by Texas Roadhouse, is given to the most versatile player in major college football by the Louisville Sports Commission.

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Paul Hornung Award Finalists Lead Teams in Regular Season Finales

Louisville, Ky. – November 24, 2015 – The four finalists for the Paul Hornung Award, presented by Texas Roadhouse, all demonstrated their versatility last weekend and again will put their talents on display this Saturday in important conference games. Adoree’ Jackson (Southern Cal), Christian McCaffrey (Stanford), Robert Nkemdiche (Ole Miss) and Jabrill Peppers (Michigan) all are expected to play a major role in their team’s regular season finale.

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Four Players from SEC, Big Ten and Pac-12 Named Paul Hornung Award Finalists

Louisville, Ky. – Thursday, November 19, 2015 – Three defensive stars who provide their teams offensive energy and a workhorse all-purpose offensive back have been named finalists for the sixth annual Paul Hornung Award, presented by Texas Roadhouse and  given to the most versatile player in major college football. The four players – Adoree’ Jackson (Southern Cal), Robert Nkemdiche (Ole Miss), Christian McCaffrey (Stanford) and Jabrill Peppers (Michigan) represent power conferences Pac-12, SEC and Big Ten.

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Trio From Pac 12, ACC Earn Honor Roll for Second Consecutive Week

Louisville, Ky. – November 16, 2015 – Christian McCaffrey (Stanford), Charles Nelson (Oregon) and Jordan Whitehead (Pitt) earned the Paul Hornung Award Honor Role for the second consecutive week following tough conference games with post-season implications. Whitehead made the list for the second time overall, Nelson for the third time while McCaffrey made the list for the seventh time. Also, Michigan’s Jabrill Peppers was awarded Honor Role status for his performances in several games earlier in the season.

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