Odell Beckham and Billy Cannon punt returns: Compare and contrast

Jared Wickerham

Odell Beckham put together a punt return that matched Billy Cannon's school-record 89-yarder (in length, at least). While there might never be a SEC play that tops the Cannon play, any highlight that can be mentioned alongside the Halloween legend is a mighty play indeed.

Here's Odell Beckham's entry in LSU-Ole Miss history, which tied the Tigers with the Rebels with nine minutes to go and set up the eventual win:

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And here, at the 1:07 mark, is the Cannon version, which brought down perhaps the greatest team of all time:

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