Paul Hornung

Paul Vernon Hornung "Golden Boy"
Born: December 23, 1935
Louisville, KY USA
Position: HB-FB-QB
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 215
College: Notre Dame
High School: Flaget (Louisville, KY)
Career: 1957-1966
Drafted: 1957 in Round 1, #1 overall by the Green Bay Packers
Elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1986

Paul Hornung played from 1957 to 1966 during his career with the Green Bay Packers. Hornung threw for 383 yards in his career, completing 24 of 55 passes with 5 touchdowns and 4 interceptions. He also ran for 3,711 yards in 893 attempts with 50 rushing touchdowns.

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Year Team Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
1957NFL Green Bay Packers6116.7-1- 39.6
1958NFL Green Bay Packers100.
1959NFL Green Bay Packers8562.59511.9225.000.030 143.2
1960NFL Green Bay Packers16637.51187.4212.500.040 103.6
1961NFL Green Bay Packers5360.0428.4120.000.020 126.7
1962NFL Green Bay Packers6466.78013.300.0233.341 70.1
1964NFL Green Bay Packers10330.0252.500.0110.010 0.0
1965NFL Green Bay Packers2150.0199.500.0150.019 43.8
1966NFL Green Bay Packers11100.


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1957NFL Green Bay Packers603195.372 3
1958NFL Green Bay Packers693104.555 2
1959NFL Green Bay Packers1526814.563 7
1960NFL Green Bay Packers1606714.237 13
1961NFL Green Bay Packers1275974.754 8
1962NFL Green Bay Packers572193.837 5
1964NFL Green Bay Packers1034154.040 5
1965NFL Green Bay Packers892993.417 5
1966NFL Green Bay Packers762002.62
Totals89337114.272 50


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1957NFL Green Bay Packers6345.716 0
1958NFL Green Bay Packers151379.139 0
1959NFL Green Bay Packers151137.519 0
1960NFL Green Bay Packers282579.233 2
1961NFL Green Bay Packers151459.734 2
1962NFL Green Bay Packers916818.783 2
1964NFL Green Bay Packers99810.940 0
1965NFL Green Bay Packers1933617.765 3
1966NFL Green Bay Packers1419213.744 3
Totals130148011.483 12


Year Team X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
1957NFL Green Bay Packers40.00
1958NFL Green Bay Packers232295.7211152.455
1959NFL Green Bay Packers323196.917741.252
1960NFL Green Bay Packers4141100.0281553.686
1961NFL Green Bay Packers4141100.0221568.286
1962NFL Green Bay Packers1414100.010660.032
1964NFL Green Bay Packers434195.3381231.677

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1958NFL Green Bay Packers1024824.839 0
Totals1024824.839 0

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1957NFL Green Bay Packers3000018
1958NFL Green Bay Packers20001122067
1959NFL Green Bay Packers700731094
1960NFL Green Bay Packers132015410176
1961NFL Green Bay Packers82015410146
1962NFL Green Bay Packers520614074
1964NFL Green Bay Packers50012410107
1965NFL Green Bay Packers5300048
1966NFL Green Bay Packers2300030

Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1957NFLGreen Bay Packers120
1958NFLGreen Bay Packers120
1959NFLGreen Bay Packers120
1960NFLGreen Bay Packers120
1961NFLGreen Bay Packers120
1962NFLGreen Bay Packers90
1964NFLGreen Bay Packers140
1965NFLGreen Bay Packers120
1966NFLGreen Bay Packers90


- Pro Football Hall of Fame team All-1960s Team
1961 - AP MVP
1961 - Bert Bell Award (Player of the Year)
1961 - UPI MVP


1959 - Associated Press All-NFL (2nd Team)
1959 - United Press International All-NFL (2nd Team)
1960 - The Sporting News All-NFL (1st Team)
1960 - Newspaper Enterprise Association All-NFL (1st Team)
1960 - New York Daily News All-NFL (1st Team)
1960 - Associated Press All-NFL (1st Team)
1960 - United Press International All-NFL (1st Team)
1961 - United Press International All-NFL (1st Team)
1961 - The Sporting News All-NFL (1st Team)
1961 - Associated Press All-NFL (1st Team)
1961 - Newspaper Enterprise Association All-NFL (2nd Team)
1961 - New York Daily News All-NFL (1st Team)


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