Billy Cannon

Running back, American football player

1937 –

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Who is Billy Cannon?

William Abb "Billy" Cannon is an All-American, 1959 Heisman Trophy winner and 2008 inductee into the College Football Hall of Fame from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, and one of the American Football League's most celebrated players.

He was born in Philadelphia, Mississippi, and moved to Baton Rouge when his father got a job there during World War II. He graduated from Istrouma High School in 1956.

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Born
Aug 2, 1937
Philadelphia
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Louisiana State University
  • Istrouma High School

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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