The Paul Hornung Award

Paul Hornung Award Press Releases

Stanford’s McCaffrey and TCU’s Turpin Earn Hornung Award Honor Roll

Louisville, KY – Monday, October 5, 2015 – Christian McCaffrey (Stanford) and KaVontae Turpin (TCU) helped their teams to wins over conference foes and a spot atop their respective conference standings as they earned the Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll in week five of the season. The two combined for 442 all-purpose yards, five touchdowns and each touched the ball four different ways, exemplifying their versatility on the field.

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Five Players Playing Five Different Positions Make Hornung Award Honor Roll

Louisville, KY – Monday, September 28, 2015 – Three offensive skill players and two defenders who contribute on offense and special teams earned the Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll exemplifying their versatility on the field. The five combined for 1,270 all-purpose yards and accounted for seven TDs and a PAT three different ways – receiving, rushing and passing. Quarterback Trevone Boykin (TCU), cornerback Adoree’ Jackson (USC) and wide receiver Christian Kirk (Texas A&M) are newcomers to the Honor Roll, while running back Christian McCaffrey (Stanford) and defensive tackle Robert Nkemdiche (Ole Miss) made the list for the second time this season. All five played big roles in their teams’ conference victories over the weekend.

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Defensive Back, Running Back and Wide Receivers Earn Paul Hornung Honor Roll

Louisville, KY – Monday, September 21, 2015 – Three offensive skill players and one defensive back combined for almost 800 all-purpose yards and scored TDs three different ways – receiving, punt return and passing – to earn the Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll exemplifying their versatility on the field. Wide receivers Jakeen Grant (Texas Tech), Ryan Switzer (North Carolina) and running back Christian McCaffrey (Stanford) are newcomers to the Honor Roll, while defensive back William Likely (Maryland) made the list for the second time this season. All three played big roles in their teams’ victories over the weekend.

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Honor Roll Selections Combine for Six TDs, Nearly 1,000 All-Purpose Yards

Louisville, KY – Monday, September 14, 2015 – Three offensive skill players and one defensive back combined for 999 all-purpose yards and scored TDs three different ways – rushing, punt return and kickoff return – to earn the Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll exemplifying their versatility on the field.

The Paul Hornung Award, presented by Texas Roadhouse, is awarded annually to the most versatile player in major college football. The winner and his family will be honored on February 25, 2016, at a banquet presented by KentuckyOne Health at the Galt House Hotel in downtown Louisville, KY.

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Three on Defense and One on Offense Headline First Honor Roll of the Season

Louisville, KY – Tuesday, September 8, 2015 – For the first time in the six-year history of the Paul Hornung Award, three defensive players have been named to the Award’s Weekly Honor Roll, and a multi-position offensive performer from the defending national champions joined the trio.  LB Myles Jack (UCLA) and DT Robert Nyemdiche (Ole Miss) scored on offense; DB William Lucky (Maryland) scored on a punt return; and QB / HB Braxton Miller (Ohio State) scored rushing and receiving during the opening weekend of the 2015 college football season.

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