Billy Cannon of the 1950s to Herschel Walker of the 1980s

How about these choices for the greatest college football players of the 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s.

1950s

1. Billy Cannon, LSU

2. Paul Hornung, Notre Dame

3. Billy Vessels, Oklahoma

1960s

1. O.J. Simpson, USC

2. Roger Staubach, Navy

3. Ernie Davis, Syracuse

1970s

1. Tony Dorsett, Pittsburgh

2. Archie Griffin, Ohio State

3. Johnny Rodgers, Nebraska, and Earl Campbell, Texas

1980s

1. Herschel Walker, Georgia

2. George Rogers, South Carolina

3. Barry Sanders, Oklahoma State

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