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THEY SAID IT
Edited by Martin Kane
February 15, 1971
?Billy Cannon, Heisman Trophy winner and former LSU great, on old pro George Blanda: "If you could cut up his heart and distribute it among 11 rookies, you'd have the best team in the country."
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February 15, 1971

They Said It

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? Billy Cannon, Heisman Trophy winner and former LSU great, on old pro George Blanda: "If you could cut up his heart and distribute it among 11 rookies, you'd have the best team in the country."

? Jimmy Carr, Philadelphia Eagles defensive coach, who went into the pros from Morris Harvey College, on how much easier it is now for a small-college player to get a reputation than in his day: "When I went to the pros and asked for a tryout, they thought Morris Harvey was a cafeteria like Horn & Hardart."

? Peter O'Malley, president of the Los Angeles Dodgers, asked what he would do if he could do anything he wanted to: "I would talk Sandy Koufax out of retirement."

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