The parade of preseason faculty soccer award watch lists for Ohio State gamers continues with the announcement of the Paul Hornung Award watch record
The Hornung Award has solely been round since 2010 and is awarded to the school soccer participant judged to be essentially the most versatile. And once we discuss concerning the Buckeyes, that may be none aside from huge receiver/kick returner Garrett Wilson.
For Wilson, it’s one more preseason accolade. He’s already appeared on the Maxwell and Biletnikoff watch lists in addition to being named to the Massive Ten Preseason Honors record. He has additionally discovered his approach onto a couple of preseason All-American mentions.
A junior, Wilson is among the most harmful huge receivers within the nation. He had 43 catches for 723 yards and 6 touchdowns as a receiver and had two carries for 67 yards in a really abbreviated season. He’s additionally the staff’s most important returner within the kicking recreation, although these alternatives have develop into much less of an affect in at this time’s recreation with the power to fair-catch and convey the ball out to a good place on the sphere.
The winner of the 2021 Paul Hornung Award will likely be introduced as a part of the ESPN House Depot Faculty Soccer Awards Present scheduled to be held on December 9, 2021. There has by no means been an Ohio State participant take house the Hornung Award in its 11-year historical past.