LSU great Billy Cannon passes away at 80
BATON ROUGE – Legendary LSU football player and Heisman Trophy winner Billy Cannon has passed away.
LSU Football announced Cannon’s passing in a Twitter post early this morning.
Cannon was 80.
In 2013, Cannon suffered a stroke while at Angola, where he worked as the director of its dental program.
LSU fans remember Cannon as the player who returned a punt against Ole Miss on Halloween night 1959. Cannon also won the Heisman that year.