The Paul Hornung Award

Paul Hornung Award Press Releases

Howard Schnellenberger Named to Paul Hornung Award Selection Committee

Louisville, Ky. – November 14, 2014 – Howard Schnellenberger, the very successful, longtime college and NFL coach – and former high school teammate of Paul Hornung – has been named the 16th member of the Paul Hornung Award Selection Committee. The Award is presented by Texas Roadhouse and given annually by the Louisville Sports Commission to the most versatile player in major college football.

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Paul Hornung Award Week 11 Honor Roll

Louisville, KY – Monday, November 10, 2014 – A pair of two-way players and a standout wide receiver / special teams performer earned the Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll for Week Eleven of the college football season The term ‘runnningbacker’ was coined in Twitter-land for defensive stalwarts Myles Jack of UCLA and Shaq Thompson of Washington because they both also play in the offensive backfield. The duo prominently figured as two-way players in the Pac-12 showdown in Seattle on Saturday when Thompson tackled Jack on his first carry from scrimmage in the Bruin’s 44-30 win over the Huskies. Meanwhile, on the East Coast, wide receiver Jamison Crowder scored the winning TD on special teams to lead Duke over Syracuse as the Blue Devils stayed atop the ACC Coastal Division with an overall record of 8-1 and 4-1 in conference play.

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Trio of Versatile Wide Receivers Named to Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll in Week 10

Louisville, KY – Monday, November 3, 2014 – Nelson Agholor (USC), Pharoh Cooper (South Carolina) and Jamarcus Nelson (UAB) combined for 747 all-purpose yards and scored three different ways in hard-fought conference games as each player earned the Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll for the first time during the 2014 college football season.

The announcement was made by the Louisville Sports Commission, owners and operators of the Paul Hornung Award, presented by Texas Roadhouse and given annually to the most versatile player in major college football. The winner and his family will be honored on January 27, 2015, at a banquet presented by KentuckyOne Health at the Galt House Hotel and Suites in downtown Louisville.

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Paul Hornung Award Week Nine Honor Roll

Louisville, KY – Monday, October 27, 2014 – Based on outstanding performances in week nine, running back Ameer Abdullah (Nebraska) and linebacker/running back Nick Vigil (Utah State) each earned Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll recognition for the third time this season, while quarterback Patrick Towles (Kentucky) made the list the first time.

The announcement was made by the Louisville Sports Commission, owners and operators of the Paul Hornung Award, presented by Texas Roadhouse. The Award is given annually to the most versatile player in major college football. The winner and his family will be honored on January 27, 2015, at a banquet presented by KentuckyOne Health at the Galt House Hotel and Suites in downtown Louisville.

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Paul Hornung Award Week Eight Honor Roll

Louisville, KY – Monday, October 20, 2014 – A  pair of running backs who were also workhorses on special teams and a quarterback who passed, ran and caught while leading his team to a signature conference win were named to the Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll following week eight of the college football season. Running back Marcus Murphy of Missouri earned the Honor Roll for the second time while Purdue back Raheem Mostert and Pitt QB Chad Voytik earned the honor for the first time this season.

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