Paul Hornung

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“The Golden Boy”

Paul Hornung

9 seasons
19 points in 1961 title game
3711 rushing yards
760 career points
2 Pro Bowls

9

seasons

19

points in 1961 title game

3711

rushing yards

760

career points

2

Pro Bowls
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"This game is more mental than physical…It’s the guys who are right mentally who come out on top. It’s the guys who don’t make the big mistakes who win. Maybe that’s why I do well in big games. When the pressure’s on, guys get tight. By my very nature, I’m a loose character…In the big games I make less mistakes than some other guy.

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(Notre Dame)...6'2'', 215...Paul Vernon Hornung ... Heisman Trophy winner, All-American at Notre Dame ... Bonus draft pick, 1957 ... Multi-talented clutch player, at best inside 20-yard line ... NFL Player of Year, 1960, 1961 ... Led NFL scorers three years with record 176 points in 1960 ... Career stats: 3,711 yards rushing, 130 receptions, 760 points ... Tallied record 19 points in 1961 NFL title game ... Played in two Pro Bowls ... Born December 23, 1935, in Louisville, Kentucky.