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Billy Cannon is considered the greatest LSU football player ever and his 89-yard punt return in the mud against Ole Miss on Halloween night is considered the greatest play in LSU history.  In a rare sit down interview Cannon told KTBS Sports' Paul Crane how in the stories of that memorable moment through the years Cannon has gotten bigger, stronger and faster.

Cannon was light-hearted and candid in the interview, but one thing still remained the same; he is a team player.  Cannon's punt return gets all the attention and while he says he has gotten plenty of accolades through the years, he just considers himself "one of the guys."  Cannon still loves the young men he played with, who may not be young any more, but the memories of a golden age keep them young at heart.. and Billy Cannon's "Heisman Moment" as stood the test of time.

Part two of our conversation with the legendary Billy Cannon airs Friday night at 6pm.

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