Freshman speedster Ace Sanders runs away from Southern Miss defenders. (Photo: GamecockCentral.com)
Columbia, SC (WLTX) --- University of South Carolina junior receiver/punt return man Ace Sanders has been named to the Paul Hornung watch list. He is one of 49 players named to the list.
The Paul Hornung Award goes to the nation's most versatile player by the Louisville Sports Commission and football great Paul Hornung.
Standing at 5-8, 175lbs the Bradenton, FL native has snagged 54 career catches for 699 yards to go with four touchdowns. He's returned 25 punts and scored once.
Sanders' punt return for a score in 2011 against Eastern Carolina was the first for the Gamecocks since the 2003 season when it was done against the University of Georgia.