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Cannon takes winding road to Hall of Fame

Updated: December 9, 2008, 9:01 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Billy Cannon has lived through the highest highs and lowest lows.

As an electrifying running back at LSU, he became an All-American, a Heisman Trophy winner and a national champion. He was smart enough to become a dentist and misguided enough to become a bankrupt convicted felon.

His newest title: member of the College Football Hall of Fame.

Twenty-two years after being released from prison and 11 since he was unemployed and broke, Cannon's life is in order and his ...

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