Sports LSU Tigers football legend Billy Cannon passes away at 80, won Heisman in 1959

Billy Cannon, LSU's former running back and only Heisman Trophy winner, died in his home early Sunday, the university announced. He was 80. Cannon was a key member of LSU's 1958 national champions,... More

Sports LSU football legend, 1959 Heisman winner Billy Cannon dies at 80

Football legend Billy Cannon, the 1959 Heisman Trophy winner, died early Sunday at 80, according to a statement from LSU athletics. LSU says Cannon died at his home in St. Francisville on Sunday... More

Sports Remembering LSU legend Billy Cannon: Heisman winner, football hero, more

Billy Cannon, who carried LSU to college football’s dizzying heights, then took perhaps the most precipitous fall from grace in Louisiana history, died in his sleep Sunday. He was 80. The most... More