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NFL Hall Of Fame Running Back Paul Hornung Dies At 84

LOUISVILLE, Ky.: Paul Hornung, the dazzling Golden Boy of the Green Bay Packers whose singular capability to generate factors as a runner, receiver, quarterback and kicker helped flip the group into an NFL dynasty, died Friday. He was 84.

Hornung received the 1956 Heisman Trophy at Notre Dame. He was the NFL MVP in 1961 and performed on 4 championship groups (1961, 62, 65 and 66).

He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1986.

Hornung and one other of the leagues prime stars, Detroits Alex Karras, have been suspended for 1963 by Commissioner Pete Rozelle for betting on NFL video games and associating with undesirable individuals. They returned to the NFL the subsequent 12 months.

Hornung received the Heisman as a quarterback. But he switched to halfback within the execs and was one of many NFL’s most dynamic gamers in Green Bay.


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