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Notre Dame, Green Bay Packers legend Paul Hornung dies at 84

Notre Dame, Green Bay Packers legend Paul Hornung dies at 84

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Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Paul Hornung, who starred for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in the 1950s and the Green Bay Packers in the 1960s, died Friday at age 84 after a lengthy battle with dementia. "The Green Bay Packers family today is mourning the loss of Paul Hornung," Packers president and CEO Mark Murphy said in a statement. "Paul was one of our special alumni whose mere presence in Lambeau Field electrified the crowd during his returns. Advertisement "His performances in big games were unparalleled and over time were appreciated by generations of Packers fans. He played a key role in four of Vince Lombardi's championship teams of the 1960s. ... We extend our deepest condolences to Paul's wife, Angela, and his family and friends." Hornung, born Dec. 23, 1935, in Louisville, Ky., won the Heis...