Congratulations to Saquon Barkley

The Paul Hornung Award

Career

Honors and Achievements

  • Namesake of the Paul Hornung Award, honoring college football’s most versatile player
  • 1956 Heisman Trophy Winner
  • 1955 and 1956 All-American quarterback
  • 1957 College All Star game
  • Selected to 1959 Pro Bowl
  • Selected to 1960 Pro Bowl
  • Led NFL in scoring 1959-60-61
  • Set NFL Scoring Record in 1960 with 176 points in 12 games; record stood for nearly 46 years until San Diego Chargers’ LaDainian Tomlinson scored 186 points in 2006 in 16 games
  • 1961 NFL MVP
  • 1961 Bert Bell Award Winner by the Maxwell Football Club
  • First Player Selected by New Orleans Saints in 1967 Expansion Draft
  • 1975 Inducted into Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame
  • 1975 Inducted into Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame
  • 1985 Inducted into National Football Foundation College Football Hall of Fame
  • 1986 Inducted into Pro Football Hall of Fame
  • 1989 Inducted into National High School Sports Hall of Fame
  • 1990 Inducted into Wisconsin Sports Hall of Fame
  • 2000 named Notre Dame top QB of all time by Gannet News Service
  • 2006 Davey O’Brien Legends Award Recipient
  • 2012 Inducted into inaugural Louisville Catholic Sports Hall of Fame

 

Statistics

College (Notre Dame)

Passing, Rushing & Receiving

  Att.-Comp.-INT Pass Yds. TD Rush Att.   Per Carry     Per Rec.
1954 (Notre Dame) 19-5-1 36 0 23 59 6.9 0 0 0.0
1955 (Notre Dame) 103-46-10 743 9 92 472 5.1 0 0 0.0
1956 (Notre Dame) 111-59-13 917 3 94 420 4.5 3 26 8.7
Career Totals 233-110-24 1696 12 209 1051 5.0 3 26 8.7

Special Teams

PR No. PR Yds. KR No. KR Yds. INT No. INT Yds.
1954 (Notre Dame) 1 6 1 58 3 94
1955 (Notre Dame) 0 0 6 109 5 59
1956 (Notre Dame) 4 63 16 496 2 59
Career Totals 5 69 23 663 10 212

Scoring

TD PAT FG Points
1954 (Notre Dame) 2 6 0 18
1955 (Notre Dame) 6 5 2 47
1956 (Notre Dame) 7 14 0 56
Career Totals 15 25 2 121

  Professional (Green Bay Packers)

Rushing & Receiving

  G Rush Att. Rush Yds. Rush Avg. Rush TD   Rec. Yds. Rec. Avg. TD
1957 (GB) 12 60 319 5.3 3 6 34 5.7 0
1958 (GB) 12 69 310 4.5 2 15 137 9.1 0
1959 (GB) 12 152 681 4.5 7 15 113 7.5 0
1960 (GB) 12 160 671 4.2 13 28 257 9.2 2
1961 (GB) 12 127 597 4.7 8 15 145 9.7 2
1962 (GB) 9 57 219 3.8 5 9 168 18.7 2
1964 (GB) 14 103 415 4.0 5 9 98 10.9 0
1965 (GB) 12 89 299 3.4 5 19 336 17.7 3
1966 (GB) 9 76 200 2.6 2 14 192 13.7 3
Career Totals 104 893 3711 4.2 50 130 1480 11.4 12

Passing

Att Comp     YPA TD INT Rating
1957 (GB) 6 1 16.7 -1 -0.17 0 0 39.6
1958 (GB) 1 0 0.0 0 0.00 0 0 39.6
1959 (GB) 8 5 62.5 95 11.88 2 0 143.2
1960 (GB) 16 6 37.5 118 7.38 2 0 103.6
1961 (GB) 5 3 60.0 42 8.40 1 0 126.7
1962 (GB) 6 4 66.7 80 13.33 0 2 70.1
1964 (GB) 10 3 30.0 25 2.50 0 1 0.0
1965 (GB) 2 1 50.0 19 9.50 0 1 43.8
1966 (GB) 1 1 100.0 5 5.00 0 0 87.5
Career Totals 55 24 43.6 383 6.96 5 4 67.5

Scoring

  Pts FG FGA Pct. XK XKA   Fum. Tot. TD
1957 (GB) 18 0 4 0.0 0 0 0.0 2 3
1958 (GB) 67 11 21 52.4 22 23 95.7 1 2
1959 (GB) 94 7 17 41.2 31 32 96.9 7 7
1960 (GB) 176 15 28 53.6 41 41 100.0 3 15
1961 (GB) 146 15 22 68.2 41 41 100.0 1 10
1962 (GB) 74 6 10 60.0 14 14 100.0 1 7
1964 (GB) 107 12 38 31.6 41 43 95.3 4 5
1965 (GB) 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 2 8
1966 (GB) 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 1 5
Career Totals 760 66 140 47.1 190 194 97.9 22 62