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Paul Vernon Hornung (December 23, 1935 – November 13, 2020), nicknamed The Golden Boy, was a professional American football player and a Hall of Fame running back for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL) from 1957 to 1966. He was an offseason player with the New Orleans Saints in 1967.

He won the Heisman Trophy in 1956 and the Super Bowl in 1966. In 1986, he was honored in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He was born in Louisville, Kentucky.

Hornung died on November 13, 2020 in Louisville from dementia-related problems, aged 84.

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