Hornung quarterbacked Notre Dame to a 2-8 season in 1956. He is the only Heisman recipient to have played on a losing team. He was the NFL's #1 pick in 1957. He was voted the NFL MVP in both 1960 and 1961. His 176 points in 1960 is still the NFL's single season record. He retired after the 1966 season and entered the Hall of Fame in 1986.