After his performance against Louisville, NC State Running Back was named to the Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll.
NC State running back / return specialist Nyheim Hines made the Honor Roll the second time as he touched the ball 29 times and led the Wolfpack to a 39-25 home victory over number 17-ranked Louisville. He carried the ball 18 times for 102 yards and two touchdowns; had two receptions for 15 yards; caught a two point conversion; returned four kicks for 105 yards; returned three punts; and as gunner on punt coverage, downed a punt on the Cardinals’ two-yard line. NC State is now 5-1 and ranked number 20. (Release)
The Paul Hornung Award has been handed out since 2010, and the mission of the Paul Hornung Award is to recognize and reward versatile, high-level performers in major college football (Football Bowl Subdivision team member).