The inaugural Paul Hornung Award is presented to the most versatile player in college football. The award honors the career of College Football and Pro Football Hall of Famer Paul Hornung, who played halfback, safety and place-kicker for Notre Dame.
Voting will be done by 16 sports journalists, including ESPN's Jeremy Schaap and Ivan Maisel. Online votes will count as a 17th voter. Which player is your choice for the Paul Hornung Award? Cast your vote now!
The Paul Hornung Award Nominees
Randall Cobb: A wide receiver from Kentucky, Cobb is second in the nation with 2,192 all-purpose yards. He has 16 touchdowns, including seven receiving, five rushing, three passing and one on a punt return. Cobb's 84 receptions put him in the top 20 for that category nationwide.
Jeremy Kerley: Kerley, a TCU wide receiver, averaged 123 all-purpose yards per game. He scored 13 touchdowns on the season -- 10 receiving, two rushing and one passing. Kerley had 915 total yards between both kick returns and punt returns.
Owen Marecic: One of the few true two-way players in the nation, Marecic played both fullback and linebacker for Stanford, averaging 110 plays per game. He had 45 tackles, two sacks and two interceptions as a linebacker and five touchdowns as a fullback.