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Three Offensive Players / Return Specialists Earn Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll

Trio Comes Through with Big Scoring Plays to Help Teams Win Important Conference Games

Louisville, Ky. – Oct. 19, 2020 – Three offensive players / return specialists who touched the ball a combined 54 times for four touchdowns and helped their teams to big conference wins earned the Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll this past weekend: running back Khalil Herbert from Virginia Tech, running back CJ Marable from Coastal Carolina, and wide receiver Jaylen Waddle from Alabama.

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Four Offensive Players Lead Teams to High-Scoring Conference Wins

Three Seniors and a True Freshman Earn Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll

Louisville, Ky. – Oct. 12, 2020 – Four skill position players who double as return specialists earned the Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll this past weekend by combining for 963 all-purpose yards and six touchdowns, helping their teams to wild offensive shootout wins: Auburn running back Tank Bigsby, North Carolina running back Michael Carter, Alabama wide receiver Devonta Smith and Houston wide receiver Marquez Stevenson.

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Three Offensive Players / Return Specialists Named to Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll

Louisville, Ky. – Oct. 5, 2020 – Two running backs and a wide receiver who also handle punt and kickoff returns were named to the weekly Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll: UCF running back/receiver Otis Anderson, Coastal Carolina running back CJ Marable and Alabama wide receiver Jaylen Waddle.

The Paul Hornung Award presented by Texas Roadhouse, now in its 11th season, is given annually to the most versatile player in major college football by the Louisville Sports Commission and football legend and Louisville native Paul Hornung. The winner and his family will be honored at the annual Paul Hornung Award dinner at the Galt House Hotel in downtown Louisville in March 2021.

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Two Juniors and a Freshman Named to Weekly Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll

Players Touch the Ball Eight Different Ways, Account For Five Touchdowns

Louisville, Ky. – Sept. 21, 2020 – Three players who combined to touch the ball eight different ways and account for five touchdowns were named to the Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll: Georgia Tech freshman running back / return specialist Jahmyr Gibbs; Georgia State junior defensive back / return specialist Quavian White; and NC State junior running back / return specialist Ricky Person, Jr.

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Offensive Players from Auburn, Baylor Lead Teams to Conference Wins at Home

Pair Accounted for 539 total Yards and Seven Touchdowns Four Different Ways

Louisville, Ky. – Sept. 27, 2020 – Two players had big games to lead their respective teams to conference wins in season openers to earn the weekly Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll: Auburn quarterback Bo Nix and Baylor running back /return specialist Trestan Ebner.

The Paul Hornung Award presented by Texas Roadhouse, now in its 11th season, is given annually to the most versatile player in major college football by the Louisville Sports Commission and football legend and Louisville native Paul Hornung. The winner and his family will be honored at the annual Paul Hornung Award dinner at the Galt House Hotel in downtown Louisville in March 2021.

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