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Paul Hornung, Midcentury Football’s ‘Golden Boy’, Is Dead at 84

New York Times
Richard Goldstein He later invested in real estate and other business ventures, became a popular figure in Miller Lite beer commercials and broadcast college and pro football. He created a stir in a March 2004 interview with a Detroit radio station when he said that Notre Dame needed to ease......

Packers, Notre Dame great Hornung dies at 84

ESPN
Paul Hornung, the “Golden Boy” who starred for Notre Dame in the 1950s and the Green Bay Packers in the 1960s, has died at age 84, the Louisville Sports Commission announced Friday. Hornung, born Dec. 23, 1935, in Louisville, Kentucky, was one of only seven players to win the Heisman......

Paul Hornung, Midcentury Football’s ‘Golden Boy’, Is Dead at 84

New York Times
Richard Goldstein Hornung was chosen by the Packers as the No. 1 overall pick in the 1957 N.F.L. draft. The Packers, having floundered for many years, continued to struggle in Hornung’s first two pro seasons, but everything began to change in 1959, when Lombardi, formerly the Giants’ offensive coach, was......

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