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Charles Gaines named to Paul Hornung Award Watch List

Photo: Joe Ullrich/

Photo: Joe Ullrich/

The Watch List was announced this morning for the Paul Hornung Award, which is given to the nation’s most versatile athlete. 47 players were named to the list, and Louisville defensive back/kick returner Charles Gaines was one of them.

From the press release:

The Paul Hornung Award, now in its fifth season, is given annually to the most versatile player in major college football by the Louisville Sports Commission and football legend and Louisville native Paul Hornung, the Golden Boy.

The 2014 Watch List was compiled by a panel of college football experts based on a combination of 2013 statistics, career performance and expectations heading into the 2014 season. Profiles of each player and information about the Award can be found at

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