Rabalais: Why Hall of Famer Billy Cannon was and will remain LSU’s legend of legends | LSU | theadvocate.com

When LSU called Billy Cannon the day after his 80th birthday this past August to tell him the school was planning a statue in his honor, Cannon amazingly was taken aback.

“It’s not something you expect,” he said then.

You can admire Cannon’s humility. But if anyone deserved a statue for their LSU athletic exploits, it was William Abb Cannon, who died Sunday at age 80. 

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