Louis Cody 'Lou' Sossamon
Date of Birth: June 2, 1921, in Gaffney, South Carolina ( years old)
He is one of the Oldest Living Professional football players
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He served in the United States Navy during World War II.
The Associated Press named him to its second team All-American after the
1942 season. He was the first Gamecock player to be named to an All-American
squad. He was first team All Southern Conference in 1941 and 1942 and played in
the 1942 Blue Gray all-star game.
Lou Sossamon played for the Bainbridge, Maryland football team that many consider
the most talented military football team of all time. He played along side some other future
NFL stars such as University of North Carolina great Charlie Justice and Northwestern
University legend Bill De Correvont.
1946 New York Yankees (AAFC)
1947 New York Yankees (AAFC)
1948 New York Yankees (AAFC)
University of South Carolina