The Paul Hornung Award

Award-Winning Journalist Jeremy Schaap will be Featured Speaker at Paul Hornung Award Ceremony

Event Will Honor Oregon State’s Jack Colletto as the Most Versatile Player in Major College Football

Louisville, Ky. – Feb. 9, 2023 – ESPN award-winning commentator and celebrated author Jeremy Schaap will be the featured speaker at the 13th annual Paul Hornung Award Ceremony to be held on March 14, 2023, at the Galt House Hotel in downtown Louisville.

The 2022 Paul Hornung Award winner, Oregon State quarterback-fullback-linebacker-special teams ace Jack Colletto, will be the honored guest at the Ceremony. Nicknamed “The Jackhammer,” Colletto earned a mechanical engineer degree at Oregon State while playing 10 different positions on offense, defense and special teams as a senior and helping lead the Beavers to a 10-3 record and victory in the Las Vegas Bowl. The Paul Hornung Award presented by Texas Roadhouse is given annually to the most versatile player in major college football and pays tribute to the late football legend and Louisville native Paul Hornung

As one of ESPN’s most-respected and longest-tenured personalities, Jeremy Schaap hosts both E:60 and Outside the Lines, ESPN’s showcase journalism shows, as well as the award-winning weekly radio show and podcast The Sporting Lif

Schaap has covered most major sports and sporting events, including the summer and winter Olympics, the FIFA World Cup, the Tour de France, the European soccer championship, the World Series, the Super Bowl, the U.S. Open (golf and tennis), Wimbledon, the French Open, the men’s Final Four, the women’s Final Four, the New York City Marathon, the NBA playoffs, the World Cup of Hockey, the Daytona 500, the Kentucky Derby, the Belmont Stakes, the college football national championship game, the Breeders’ Cup, world championship boxing, the Special Olympics World Games, the Invictus Games and the X Games.

Schaap won the prestigious Robert F. Kennedy Award for reporting on human rights and social justice issues for his story exposing the plight of migrant laborers in Qatar, twice won national Edward R. Murrow Awards and National Headliner Awards, captured 11 national Sports Emmy Awards and was honored by the National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications.

He is the author of Cinderella Man: James J. Braddock, Max Baer and the Greatest Upset in Boxing History, a New York Times bestseller, and Triumph: The Untold Story of Jesse Owens and Hitler’s Olympics. In addition to his contributions to ESPN The Magazine and, Schaap’s writing has appeared in The New York Times, Sports Illustrated, Time, The Wall Street Journal and The Atlantic.

A limited number of tickets to the Paul Hornung Awards Ceremony are still available. Corporate tables of eight are $2,000; single tickets are $150 each. For more information regarding tickets, contact Julie Howell at 502-587-6742 or