Ed Daniels
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Ed is married to Robin. They reside in Kenner. They have five wonderful children and a grandson on the way.

Ed has been sports director at WGNO TV since 1992. He was voted a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Press Club of New Orleans in 2014. Ed is a two-time Louisiana Sportscaster of the year, as awarded by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association.

Ed is a member of the Archbishop Rummel Athletic Hall of Fame and the De La Salle Athletics Hall of Fame. He is a 1975 Rummel graduate and 1979 graduate of Loyola University. Ed is a voter for the Heisman Trophy and the Wooden Award.

Ed is the creator of Friday Night Football, one of the premier high school football shows in the nation. He and JT Curtis will mark 24 years as co-hosts in the 2015 season.

Ed also serves as co-host and producer of Friday Night Fastball, presented by Delgado Community College. He co-hosts the program with Delgado director of athletics and head baseball coach Joe Scheuermann.

He and Riverside basketball coach Timmy Byrd serves as co-tournament directors of the one of the best high school basketball tournaments in the country, the AllState Sugar Bowl National Prep Classic. Ed and Brother Martin baseball coach Mark Wisniewski serve as tournament directors for the WGNO baseball classic, an annual high school tournament featuring some of the best prep baseball teams in Louisiana.

Ed has 35 years of experience in Louisiana television, including the last 33 in his hometown.

When the Saints were born in 1967, Ed and his Dad were in the south end zone at Tulane stadium as John Gilliam returned the opening kickoff 94 yards for a touchdown against the Los Angeles Rams.

Louisiana has, and always will be, home.

Recent Articles
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    Matt Flynn to LSU on possible Miles exit: “Be careful for what you ask”

    Matt Flynn, Saints quarterback, and quarterback of the 2007 BCS national champions at LSU, was asked about Les Miles possibly being dismissed at LSU. Flynn played for both Miles and Nick Saban at LSU. Here’s what Flynn said about Miles and winning a championship in 2007, 3 years after Saban departed.  

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    Miles deserved better from LSU

    Editorial for November 23, 2015 Monday, LSU senior linebacker Lamar Louis reminded reporters. “This is college football, this is big business.” While that may be true, LSU could have handled its business so much better. If LSU wanted to part ways with Les Miles, it could have done so with class and distinction. After all, Miles has represented the school in such a way, and won 110 of 142 football games. Les Miles deserves better. For the LSU administration to […]

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    Cajuns prep for St Thomas Aquinas, big crowd expected Saturday

    It will be Saturday afternoon football at Country Day’s Wenzel Field. The winner between the Cajuns and St Thomas Aquinas goes to the Division III semifinals. Country Day lost its last three regular season games, to Newman, Riverside, and St Charles. But, the Cajuns bounced back to beat Ouachita Christian 42-35 in the first round of the playoffs. So, the Cajuns have a home game, and they chose to play on Saturday at 1 pm, instead of moving the game […]

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    The story of Muss Bertolino and his impact on Kenner and Muss Bertolino Stadium

    Muss Bertolino was a fixture in Kenner politics for years. A life long resident of Kenner, here is his story as told by his wife, daughter, and son.

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    1st for Rummel: invitee to Under Armour All-Star Game

    Rummel defensive back Kristian Fulton, who has 16 interceptions since the start of the 2014 season, accepted an invitation to play in the Under Armour All-Star game January 2nd in Orlando, Florida.

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    All time low for Payton led Saints, 47-14 loss at WashingtonK

    It was the worst loss for Sean Payton as head coach of the Saints, a 33 point blowout at Washington. Kirk Cousins threw a career high 4 touchdown passes, and 324 yards as the Redskins routed the Saints 47-14. Washington also rushed for 213 yards on the porous Saints defense. The Saints have allowed 81 points in the past two weeks to teams with losing records. The Saints lost in overtime the previous Sunday, 34-28 to Tennessee. As the Redskins […]

  • TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 07:  Leonard Fournette #7 of the LSU Tigers runs the ball against the Alabama Crimson Tide during the first quarter at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 7, 2015 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

    Fournette says Tigers aware of letdown after 2014 loss to Bama

    LSU running back Leonard Fournette was reminded of last season’s letdown after the loss to Alabama. The Tigers were defeated by Alabama in overtime, then were shutout in Fayetteville by Arkansas 17-0. Fournette said it is time for LSU to “move on” after a 30-16 loss at Alabama. Leonard Fournette is still the nation’s leading rusher. He has 1,383 yards, an average of 172.9 rush yards per game. Arkansas at LSU Saturday night kicks off at 6:15.  

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    Matt Flynn practices with Saints, says he has much homework to do

    Former LSU quarterback Matt Flynn practiced with the New Orleans Saints for the first time Wednesday.

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    Chalmette preps for playoffs after winning 1st district title since 2004

    The Owls open the 5A playoffs Friday night at Behrman Stadium against Landry-Walker. The District championship is the first for Chalmette in the state's highest class since 1968.

  • ATLANTA, GA - SEPTEMBER 12: Head Coach Paul Johnson of the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (L) is congratulated by Head Coach Curtis Johnson after the game against the Tulane Green Wave on September 12, 2015 at Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia. Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

    Tulane tries to jump start stagnant offense Saturday at Army

    As the Wave heads to Army, the Tulane offense is in a prolonged funk. The Wave has scored 14 points, or less, in each of its last five games, all losses. Tulane generated 140 total yards in offense in a 7-3 loss at Connecticut. Head coach Curtis Johnson said the problems on offense go past perceived problems on the offensive line. Johnson said offensive lineman Junior Diaz and Brandon Godfrey will play more. Tulane is 123rd in scoring offense at […]

  • TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 07: Leonard Fournette #7 of the LSU Tigers is tackled by Marlon Humphrey #26 of the Alabama Crimson Tide in the second quarter at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 7, 2015 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

    Fournette says loss to Alabama “not the end of the world”

    LSU running back Leonard Fournette said a 30-16 loss at Alabama isn’t the end of the season or the world for the 9th ranked Tigers. Fournette spoke to media Monday. It was the first time he met with reporters since the game Saturday night. Fournette was held to 31 net yards on 19 carries against the Crimson Tide. Despite being held to 31 rushing yards against the Tide, Fournette still leads the SEC and the nation in rushing with 1,383 […]

  • NEW ORLEANS, LA - SEPTEMBER 20:  Head coach Sean Payton of the New Orleans Saints watches action during a game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on September 20, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

    Despite overtime loss to Titans, Sean Payton said “sky is not falling”

    Saints head coach Sean Payton said a 34-28 loss to the Titans “is one game” and that the Saints have to “be better than that.” Payton made his comments at his daily media briefing Monday. The Saints fell to 4-5 after being upset at home by Tennessee. Payton said the Saints could possibly work out quarterbacks Tuesday. Backup Luke McCown could be out for the season with a back injury, although Payton would not confirm. The Saints play at 3-6 […]