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Remigio Makes Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll

Dec 7, 2020
Nikko Remigio has been named to the Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll for his performance in Cal's 21-17 victory over No. 23/21/20 Oregon on Saturday.

LOUISVILLE, KY – Nikko Remigio was one of four players named Monday to the weekly Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll for their performances in recent victories. Remigio scored the game-winning touchdown on a season-long 28-yard reception with 5:14 to go in the third quarter to help Cal to a 21-17 victory over No. 23/21/20 Oregon. He finished with season highs of six receptions and 81 yards receiving while adding one rush for seven yards and a Pac-12 season-high four punt returns for 40 yards to give him a team and season-high 128 all-purpose yards.

The Paul Hornung Award presented by Texas Roadhouse, now in its 11th season, is given annually to the most versatile player in major college football by the Louisville Sports Commission to pay tribute to football legend and Louisville native Paul Hornung.

College football fans nationwide have the opportunity to vote for their favorite player during the regular season and again during the bowl season. Online fan voting powered by Texas Roadhouse is now open and factors into the selection of the finalists and winner.

Below are additional notes on Remigio with an extended bio available by clicking on his name.
 
Nikko Remigio, WR/RET, 5-10, 185, Jr., 2L, Orange, CA (Mater Dei HS)
– Has played in all four games with two starts as a 2020 junior and contributed 10 receptions for 90 yards and a team-high-tying two touchdown catches, as well as three rushes for 11 yards, seven punt returns for 33 yards, and three kick returns for 55 yards to total 189 all-purpose yards
– Remigio's performance Saturday came after a difficult first three games of his junior season in which the second-team preseason All-Pac-12 selection fumbled twice and was limited to 61 all-purpose yards on three kick returns for 55 yards, four receptions for nine yards and one touchdown, two rushes for four yards and three punt returns for a loss of seven yards
– Led the team in receptions (38) and yards receiving (513) while adding the first three touchdowns of his career that were the most by any receiver and the second-most on the team as a 2019 sophomore