|Posted on 9/28/2018 4:42:00 AM.|
A statue of the late Dr. Billy Cannon, the school’s only Heisman Trophy Winner, was unveiled during a private cermony Friday night.
"For us it's bittersweet, because he's not here, so I'm sure there will be a lot of tears, we are ecstatic, there are really no words to express how we feel about it," said Bunnie Cannon, the daughter of Billy Cannon.
|Bunnie Cannon, statue, Billy Cannon, LSU|
|Posted on 5/23/2018 6:14:00 PM.|
LSU’s only Heisman winner, running back Billy Cannon, was laid to rest Wednesday, surrounded by friends, family, and fans. Several people spoke and gave their best memories of one of the greatest athletes in Bayou State history. Angola Warden Darrel Vannoy says after news got out that Cannon had died, the inmates took up a collection for his casket.
|Billy Cannon, LSU football, Heisman winner|
|Posted on 5/21/2018 7:18:00 AM.|
|A Louisiana legend has passed away. LSU says Billy Cannon died peacefully Sunday at his St. Francisville home. Cannon led LSU to a national title in 1958 and won the school’s only Heisman Trophy in 1959. In 2015, Tiger Rag President Jim Engster asked Cannon about winning college football’s most prestigious award.|
|Billy Cannon, LSU, Heisman Trophy, Joe Alleva|
|Posted on 8/4/2017 11:12:00 AM.|
The LSU Athletic Hall of Fame Committee has decided to honor football legend Dr. Billy Cannon with a statue on the Baton Rouge campus. Cannon graduated from the state’s flagship university in 1959 and is the school’s only Heisman Trophy winner. Cannon says receiving this honor is not something that you expect.
|LSU Athletic Hall of Fame, Billy Cannon, statue|
|Posted on 9/25/2015 3:25:00 AM.|
LSU’s only Heisman trophy winner Billy Cannon is super excited about Leonard Fournette and his chances to win college football’s most prestigious award. Fournette is already the odds on favorite to win the Heisman after running for 387 in and 6 touchdowns in 2 games. Cannon says he’s watched Fournette develop into a fantastic running back.
|Billy Cannon, LSU, Leonard Fournette, Heisman Trophy|
|Posted on 9/4/2015 11:24:00 AM.|
With the start of another LSU football season, the school’s only Heisman Trophy winner, Billy Cannon, has released a book that tells stories of his childhood, his accomplishments on the field and his time in jail. The book is called “Billy Cannon: A Long, Long Run.” During an appearance on the Jim Engster Show, Cannon talked about why he finally agreed to a tell all book written by Charles deGravelles.
|Billy Cannon, LSU, Charles deGravelles, Billy Cannon: A Long, Long Run, Heisman Trophy|