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Paul Hornung

Paul Vernon Hornung (Golden Boy)

Position: HB-FB-QB
Height: 6-2    Weight: 215 lbs.

Born: December 23, 1935 in Louisville, KY
High School: Flaget
College: Notre Dame   (school history)    (Hornung college stats)
Drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the 1st round (1st overall) of the 1957 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 46 (1686th overall since 1950)
2-time Pro Bowler & 2-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1986, finalist in 1972, 1973, 1976, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985

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Other SR Links: College Football at Sports-Reference.com


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Fine Details  · Last updated Jul 16, 2014 1:25PM
All-Time Rank: #273. Ernie Stautner… #274. Dave Robinson… #275. Mike Kenn… #276. PAUL HORNUNG… #277. Wilbert Montgomery… #278. Charles Woodson… #279. John Abraham… 

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb AV
1957 22 GNB FB 5 12 60 319 3 72 5.3 26.6 5.0 6 34 5.7 0 16 0.5 2.8 353 3 2
1958 23 GNB FB/K 5 12 69 310 2 55 4.5 25.8 5.8 15 137 9.1 0 39 1.3 11.4 447 2 1
1959* 24 GNB K/LH 5 12 152 681 7 63 4.5 56.8 12.7 15 113 7.5 0 19 1.3 9.4 794 7 7
1960*+ 25 GNB HB/K 5 12 160 671 13 37 4.2 55.9 13.3 28 257 9.2 2 33 2.3 21.4 928 15 3 16
1961+ 26 GNB HB/K 5 12 127 597 8 54 4.7 49.8 10.6 15 145 9.7 2 34 1.3 12.1 742 10 1 14
1962 27 GNB HB 5 9 57 219 5 37 3.8 24.3 6.3 9 168 18.7 2 83 1.0 18.7 387 7 1 6
1964 29 GNB HB/K 5 14 103 415 5 40 4.0 29.6 7.4 9 98 10.9 0 40 0.6 7.0 513 5 4 3
1965 30 GNB HB 5 12 89 299 5 17 3.4 24.9 7.4 19 336 17.7 3 65 1.6 28.0 635 8 2 7
1966 31 GNB HB 5 9 76 200 2 9 2.6 22.2 8.4 14 192 13.7 3 44 1.6 21.3 392 5 1 4
Career 104 893 3711 50 72 4.2 35.7 8.6 130 1480 11.4 12 83 1.3 14.2 5191 62 22 50

Kicking & Punting

0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
1957 22 GNB FB 5 12 4 0.0%
1958 23 GNB FB/K 5 12 21 11 52.4% 23 22 95.7%
1959* 24 GNB K/LH 5 12 17 7 41.2% 32 31 96.9%
1960*+ 25 GNB HB/K 5 12 7 3 6 5 9 4 5 3 1 28 15 53.6% 41 41 100.0%
1961+ 26 GNB HB/K 5 12 9 8 4 3 4 2 1 1 4 1 22 15 68.2% 41 41 100.0%
1962 27 GNB HB 5 9 5 4 2 1 1 2 1 10 6 60.0% 14 14 100.0%
1964 29 GNB HB/K 5 14 7 3 9 5 10 1 11 2 1 1 38 12 31.6% 43 41 95.3%
Career 104 28 18 21 14 24 7 19 7 6 2 140 66 47.1% 194 190 97.9%

Passing

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
1957 22 GNB FB 5 12 1 6 16.7 -1 0 0.0 0 0.0 -1 -0.2 -0.2 -1.0 -0.1 39.6 0 0
1958 23 GNB FB/K 5 12 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0
1959* 24 GNB K/LH 5 12 5 8 62.5 95 2 25.0 0 0.0 30 11.9 16.9 19.0 7.9 143.2 0 0
1960*+ 25 GNB HB/K 5 12 6 16 37.5 118 2 12.5 0 0.0 40 7.4 9.9 19.7 9.8 103.6
1961+ 26 GNB HB/K 5 12 3 5 60.0 42 1 20.0 0 0.0 20 8.4 12.4 14.0 3.5 126.7
1962 27 GNB HB 5 9 4 6 66.7 80 0 0.0 2 33.3 41 13.3 -1.7 20.0 8.9 70.1
1964 29 GNB HB/K 5 14 3 10 30.0 25 0 0.0 1 10.0 10 2.5 -2.0 8.3 1.8 0.0
1965 30 GNB HB 5 12 1 2 50.0 19 0 0.0 1 50.0 19 9.5 -13.0 19.0 1.6 43.7
1966 31 GNB HB 5 9 1 1 100.0 5 0 0.0 0 0.0 5 5.0 5.0 5.0 0.6 87.5
Career 104 24 55 43.6 383 5 9.1 4 7.3 41 7.0 5.5 16.0 3.7 67.5 0 0

Comeback and game-winning drive numbers are based on research by Scott Kacsmar, as described in parts I, II, and III on the blog.

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1958 23 GNB FB/K 5 12 10 248 0 39 24.8 695
Career 104 10 248 0 39 24.8 5439

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
1957 22 GNB FB 5 12 0 2 0 0 0
1958 23 GNB FB/K 5 12 0 1 2 0 0
1959* 24 GNB K/LH 5 12 0 7 0 0 0
1960*+ 25 GNB HB/K 5 12 0 3 0 0 0
1961+ 26 GNB HB/K 5 12 0 1 0 0 0
1962 27 GNB HB 5 9 0 1 0 0 0
1964 29 GNB HB/K 5 14 0 4 1 0 0
1965 30 GNB HB 5 12 0 2 0 0 0
1966 31 GNB HB 5 9 0 1 0 0 0
Career 104 0 22 3 0 0

Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
1957 22 GNB FB 5 12 3 3 18
1958 23 GNB FB/K 5 12 2 2 22 11 67
1959* 24 GNB K/LH 5 12 7 7 31 7 94
1960*+ 25 GNB HB/K 5 12 13 2 15 41 15 176
1961+ 26 GNB HB/K 5 12 8 2 10 41 15 146
1962 27 GNB HB 5 9 5 2 7 14 6 74
1964 29 GNB HB/K 5 14 5 5 41 12 107
1965 30 GNB HB 5 12 5 3 8 48
1966 31 GNB HB 5 9 2 3 5 30
Career 104 50 12 62 190 66 760

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year Lg Value (Rank/All-Time)

All-Pro Teams