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William Abb Cannon (August 2, 1937 – May 18, 2018) was an American football running back and tight end. He played professionally in the American Football League (AFL) and National Football League (NFL). He was born in Philadelphia, Mississippi.

Cannon started playing football at Louisiana State University. He later played for the Oakland Raiders, Houston Oilers and the Kansas City Chiefs. In February 2013, Cannon suffered a stroke and was hospitalized in Baton Rouge.

Cannon died on May 18, 2018 in St. Francisville, Louisiana at the age of 80.

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