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The Paul Hornung Award

Paul Hornung Award Press Releases

Three Offensive Stars/Return Specialists, One Two-Way Player Named Paul Hornung Award Finalists

Players Represent Power Five Conferences Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-12, and ACC

Louisville, Ky. – November 9, 2017 – Three offense stars who are prolific return specialists and a stalwart middle linebacker who spots plays at quarterback and special teams have been named finalists for the eighth annual Paul Hornung Award, presented by Texas Roadhouse to the most versatile player in major college football. Chosen as finalists by a 17-member Selection Committee are: Saquon Barkley (Penn State), Nyheim Hines (NC State), Joel Lanning (Iowa State), and Dante Pettis (Washington).

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WEEK 10: Newcomers from Sun Belt, Big 12, Mountain West Earn Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll

Byron Pringle, Larry Rose III, and Cedrick Wilson Lead Teams to Conference Victories

Louisville, Ky. – November 6, 2017 – Three players who excel on offense and special teams – Byron Pringle (Kansas State), Larry Rose III (New Mexico State), and Cedrick Wilson (Boise State) – earned Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll for the first time this season.

The Paul Hornung Award presented by Texas Roadhouse is given annually by the Louisville Sports Commission to the most versatile player in major college football. The winner of this year’s award and his family will be honored on March 7, 2018, at a banquet presented by KentuckyOne Health at the Galt House Hotel in downtown Louisville, Ky.

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WEEK 9: Two Players from Big 10, ACC Earned Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll in Week 9

Greg Dortch, Justin Jackson Lead Teams to Big Conference Victories in Close Games

Louisville, Ky. – October 30, 2017 – Greg Dortch (Wake Forest) and Justin Jackson (Northwestern) earn the Paul Hornung Award for the first time, combining for five touchdowns three different ways and leading their teams to signature conference victories.

The Paul Hornung Award presented by Texas Roadhouse is given annually by the Louisville Sports Commission to the most versatile player in major college football. The winner of this year’s award and his family will be honored on March 7, 2018, at a banquet presented by KentuckyOne Health at the Galt House Hotel in downtown Louisville, Ky.

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WEEK 8: Players from Big Ten, Big 12 Earned Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll

Familiar faces Saquon Barkley, Joel Lanning Lead Teams to Big Conference Wins

Louisville, Ky. – October 23, 2017 – Saquon Barkley (Penn State) and Joel Lanning (Iowa State) made repeat appearances on the Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll by playing a combined total of seven different positions on offense, defense and special teams, and leading their teams to conference victories.

The Paul Hornung Award presented by Texas Roadhouse is given annually by the Louisville Sports Commission to the most versatile player in major college football. The winner of this year’s award and his family will be honored on March 7, 2018, at a banquet presented by KentuckyOne Health at the Galt House Hotel in downtown Louisville, Ky.

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WEEK 7: Three Players from ACC, Big 12, Pac 12 Earned Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll

Trio Combines for 558 Yards, Five Touchdowns, 10 Tackles Playing Offense, Defense, Special Teams

Louisville, Ky. – October 16, 2017 – Nyheim Hines (NC State) and Joel Lanning (Iowa State) return to the Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll for the second week in a row, joined by first-time honoree Troy Williams (Utah). The trio combined for five touchdowns four different ways, and accounted for 558 yards and 10 tackles playing offense, defense, and special teams.

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