Honors and Achivements

 

  • 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

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