The facts: Caught a school-record 94 passes for an SEC-record 1,740 yards in 2001. … Consensus All-American in 2001. … Biletnikoff Award winner in 2001. … Had an SEC-record 145 receiving yards per game in 2001. … Averaged 102.5 receiving yards per game in 2000. … Set 17 LSU, SEC and Sugar Bowl records as a junior in 2001.
The game: Against Alabama in 2001, Reed set an SEC record with 293 receiving yards on 19 catches in a 35-21 win in Tuscaloosa.
The reason he gets your vote: Reed ended his career as the best receiver in LSU history and one of the best in SEC history.
The stats: 3,354 all-purpose yards, 1,867 rushing yards, 522 receiving yards, 349 punt return yards, 616 kickoff return yards.
The facts: 1959 Heisman Trophy and Walter Camp Trophy winner. … First-team All-American in 1958 and '59. … Second-team All-American in 1957. … Ninth in LSU history in all-purpose yards.
The game: Cannon's historic 89-yard punt return in the fourth quarter propelled No. 1 LSU to a 7-3 victory over No. 3 Ole Miss on Halloween in 1959.
The reason he gets your vote: The speedy Cannon is LSU's only Heisman Trophy winner and most decorated player on a national scale.