The Paul Hornung Award

Paul Hornung Award Press Releases

Jerry Kramer, Former NFL Player, Author and Sports Commentator to Speak at Paul Hornung Award Banquet

Kramer best remembered for his 11-year NFL career with the Green Bay Packers

January 28, 2015 – Louisville, Ky. – Jerry Kramer, author, sports commentator and all-pro right guard who anchored the offensive line for the Green Bay Packers championship teams of the 1960s, will be the keynote speaker at the fifth annual Paul Hornung Award Banquet, presented by KentuckyOne Health on Feb. 25, 2015, at the Galt House Hotel. Kramer is best remembered for his 11-year NFL career with the Green Bay Packers as an offensive lineman and his signature book, “Instant Replay”.

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Paul Hornung Award Banquet Rescheduled to February 25, 2015

January 22, 2015 – Louisville, Ky. – The Louisville Sports Commission announced today that it has rescheduled the Paul Hornung Award Banquet presented by KentuckyOne Health to Feb 25, 2015. The banquet will be held at the Galt House Hotel in downtown Louisville.

The banquet had been scheduled for Jan. 27.

University of Washington’s Shaq Thompson, a gifted athlete who played linebacker, running back, safety and special teams this season, was named winner of the fifth annual Paul Hornung Award, presented by Texas Roadhouse. The Louisville Sports Commission and Paul Hornung present the Award to the most versatile player in major college football.

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Washington’s Shaq Thompson named 2014 Paul Hornung Award Winner

Louisville, KY – Friday, December 12, 2014 – University of Washington’s Shaq Thompson, a gifted athlete who has played linebacker, running back, safety and special teams this season, was named winner of the fifth annual Paul Hornung Award, presented by Texas Roadhouse. The Louisville Sports Commission and Paul Hornung present the Award to the most versatile player in major college football.

Thompson and his family will be honored on Jan. 27, 2015, at the annual Paul Hornung Award Banquet presented by KentuckyOne Health at the Galt House Hotel in downtown Louisville.

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2014 Paul Hornung Award Finalists

Louisville, KY – Thursday, November 20, 2014 – Four offensive stars who perform double duty on special teams and a two-way “runningbacker” have been named finalists for the Fifth Annual Paul Hornung Award, presented by Texas Roadhouse and given annually to the most versatile player in major college football. The five players represent four power conferences: the Pac 12, Big 12, SEC and Big 10.

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Paul Hornung Award Week 12 Honor Roll

Louisville, KY – Monday, November 17, 2014 – Pitt’s Tyler Boyd and Georgia’s Todd Gurley were named to the Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll following the 12th week of the college football season. Boyd tallied 224 all-purpose yards as his Panthers lost 40-35 to North Carolina in an ACC contest. Gurley returned to action after a four-game layoff to lead the Bulldogs to a 34-7 rout of Auburn before suffering a season-ending knee injury late in the game.

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