Hornung was an excellent all-around athlete who also played college basketball. Idolized by fans and wealthy from numerous commercial endorsements Paul Hornung enjoyed his success and the good life that fame and money brought. In October of that same year he set a record for most points in a calendar month with 77.
J Simpson and Earl Campbell are the only people to have won the Heisman Trophy been selected as first overall National Football League draft picks and been inducted into both the Pro Football Hall of Fame and College Football Hall of Fame. Paul Vernon Hornung (born December 23 1935) is a retired Hall of Fame professional football player who played for the Green Bay Packers from 1957-66. He was recruited by Bear Bryant at Kentucky but chose to attend Notre Dame instead.