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Lou Sossamon

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Lou Sossamon
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Sossamon pictured c. 1943 at the University of South Carolina
Personal information
Born:(1921-06-02)June 2, 1921
Gaffney, South Carolina
Died:February 11, 2019(2019-02-11) (aged 97)
Height:6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight:207 lb (94 kg)
Career information
High school:Gaffney (SC)
College:South Carolina
NFL Draft:1943 / Round: 6 / Pick: 47
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Louis Cody Sossamon (June 2, 1921 – February 11, 2019)[1] was an American football center and linebacker. He played three seasons with the New York Yankees professional football team.

He played college football at the University of South Carolina. He was a member of the University of South Carolina and South Carolina State Athletic Halls of Fame.[2][3][4]


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  1. "Lou Sossamon, Gamecock great and All-American, has died". thestate.
  2. "Lou Sossamon Interview". www.scpress.org. Archived from the original on 2019-02-12. Retrieved 2019-02-13.
  3. "Gamecock Legends: Lou Sossamon". Spurs & Feathers. February 27, 2014. Archived from the original on February 12, 2019. Retrieved February 13, 2019.
  4. "Where Are They Now? Lou Sossamon". University of South Carolina Athletics.