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Cannon moved out of ICU

4 years 4 months 5 hours ago February 20, 2013 Feb 20, 2013 Wednesday, February 20 2013 February 20, 2013 10:24 PM in News
By: AE Stevenson

BATON ROUGE - Former LSU football great Billy Cannon is out of intensive care and has moved into a private room after he suffered a stroke this week. His family says he is resting and his condition is improving. He was rushed to the hospital from Angola State Penitentiary where he works as a prison dentist.

The 75 year old is LSU's only Heisman Trophy winner, and is famous for his 89-yard run that beat the University of Mississippi on Halloween night back in 1959.

Cannon went on to play for professionally in with the Houston Oilers, Oakland Raiders and Kansas City Chiefs.


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