The Paul Hornung Award

Paul Hornung Award Press Releases

WEEK 9: Four Offensive Players Amass All-Purpose Yards, Earn Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll

Louisville, Ky. – October 28, 2019 – Four offensive skill players who helped lead their teams to important wins were named to the Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll in week nine of the college football season: Cam Akers, Florida State running back; Lynn Bowden Jr., Kentucky wide receiver/quarterback; Wesley Kennedy III, Georgia Southern running back/return specialist; and Stephon Robinson Jr., Kansas wide receiver and kick returner.

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WEEK 8: Three Players Lead Teams to Conference Wins to Earn Hornung Award Honor Roll

Louisville, Ky. – October 21, 2019 – Three offensive skill position players who double as return specialists were named to the Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll in week eight of the college football season: KJ Hamler, Penn State wide receiver/return specialist; Wesley Kennedy III, Georgia Southern running back/return specialist; and Joe Reed, Virginia wide receiver / kick return specialist.

The Paul Hornung Award presented by Texas Roadhouse, now in its 10th 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 on March 4, 2020.

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WEEK 7: Four Players Lead Teams to Conference Wins, Earn Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll

Award Presented by Texas Roadhouse, Given to Nation’s Most Versatile Player

Louisville, Ky. – October 14, 2019 – Three juniors and a senior were named to the Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll in week seven of the college football season: Lynn Bowden Jr., Kentucky wide receiver/quarterback/punt returner; Travis Etienne, Clemson running back; John Hightower, Boise State wide receiver/kick returner; and Oklahoma junior wide receiver and punt returner CeeDee Lamb.

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WEEK 6: Five Offensive Players/Return Specialists Lead Teams to Wins, Earn Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll

Award Presented by Texas Roadhouse, Given to Nation’s Most Versatile Player

Louisville, Ky. – October 7, 2019 – Two seniors, a junior, a sophomore and a freshman were named to the Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll in week six of the college football season: Amare Jones, Tulane running back/kick returner; Javon Leake, Maryland running back/kick returner; Wan’Dale Robinson, Nebraska wide receiver/kick returner; Rodney Smith, Minnesota running back/kick returner and Temple senior wide receiver and returner Isaiah Wright.

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WEEK 5: Four Multi-Purpose Players Who Led Teams to Wins Earn Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll

Award Presented by Texas Roadhouse, Given to Nation’s Most Versatile Player

Louisville, Ky. – September 30, 2019 –Three seniors and a junior who led their teams to wins in week five of the college football season were named to the Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll: Cedric Byrd II, Hawai’i, wide receiver/return specialist; Darrynton Evans, Appalachian State, running back/return specialist; De’Michael Harris, Southern Miss, running back/return specialist; and Isaiah Rodgers, UMass, defensive back/return specialist.

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