OBITUARIES
California Lives: Every Thursday, read an obituary of a notable Californian from the archives
LOCAL OBITUARIES

Ollie Matson

Matson was an NFL Hall of Famer who played on some of the worst Rams teams. The Texas native blocked, caught passes and, early in his career, played defense as well as offense. Thanks to his Olympic-caliber speed -- he won two medals in the 1952 Helsinki Games -- he was known for his breakawa Associated Press
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