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Mr. Versatility: Kerryon Johnson on Paul Hornung Award watch list

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is on the Paul Hornung Award’s preseason watch list, for the award given to college football’s most versatile player as voted on by the Louisville Sports Commission and award namesake Paul Hornung.

Johnson had 895 rushing yards on 182 attempts and led them team with 11 touchdowns in 2016. He added 125 yards through the air on 17 receptions and averaged 22.3 yards per kickoff return.

In 25 career games (seven starts), Johnson has accumulated 2,078 all-purpose yards with 1,103 on the ground. His career kick return average of 25.12 yards ranks seventh best in Auburn history.