Paul Hornung's football career was about as successful as any player could hope for. The Green Bay Packers legend was a Heisman Trophy winner in 1956, the first overall pick in the NFL draft a year later and the league's Most Valuable Player in 1961.
Now, Hornung has agreed to sell a few items from his college and professional football collection. According to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Hornung will donate the proceeds to charity.
Hornung will auction off a reissue of his Heisman Trophy, an exact duplicate of the one he earned 56 years ago. It will take a minimum bid of 10,000 to have a chance at winning it in the auction.
Hornung, 76, will also auction his class ring from Notre Dame. That item's minimum bid is 1,500 and has reissues of his 1961 Packers championship ring, as well as a 1965 Packers championship ring and his one from Super Bowl I.
The auction will begin on Nov. 14 and run through Dec. 1.
"I've got all my stuff in a drawer somewhere," Hornung told the Journal Sent...