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.

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  • NEW ORLEANS, LA - OCTOBER 26:  Danilo Gallinari #8 of the Denver Nuggets shoots over Anthony Davis #23 of the New Orleans Pelicans at the Smoothie King Center on October 26, 2016 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Denver won the game 107-102. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

    One man band: Davis scores 50, Pelicans fall in opener to Denver

    On opening night, Anthony Davis did all he could. It was not enough. Davis scored 50 points, grabbed 16 rebounds, had 5 assists, 7 steals, and 4 blocks but the Pelicans fell to Denver 107-102 at the Smoothie King Center Wednesday night. Davis was 17 of 34 from the field. The rest of the Pelicans were a combined 21 of 58 shooting. Rookie first round pick Buddy Hield struggled. He scored 4 points on 2 for 8 shooting, including 0 […]

  • BATON ROUGE, LA - SEPTEMBER 05:  Defensive line coach Ed Orgeron of the LSU Tigers watches action prior to a game against the McNeese State Cowboys at Tiger Stadium on September 5, 2015 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

    Orgeron says Bama game not about enhancing his job status

    LSU head coach Ed Orgeron said the November 5th game against Alabama in Baton Rouge is not about him turning his interim tag, into a permanent one. Orgeron spoke Tuesday to the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation quarterback club at the Cannery. Alabama has won the last five meetings against LSU. The Tigers last win in the series was 9-6 in overtime in Tuscaloosa in the 2011 regular season.  Orgeron was asked by someone in the crowd if LSU had […]

  • OAKLAND, CA - APRIL 20:  Tyreke Evans #1 of the New Orleans Pelicans drives towards the basket on Leandro Barbosa #19 of the Golden State Warriors in the third quarter during the first round of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on April 20, 2015 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

    Demps at QB club: Evans could return late November, early December

    The Pelicans will open the season Wednesday night against Denver, without guard Tyreke Evans. But, Evans, rehabbing after knee surgery could return in late November or early December. Here’s what general manager Dell Demps said about Evans’ return Tuesday at the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation quarterback club at the Cannery in Mid-City. Game time at the Smoothie King Center is 7.

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    Country Day brings in the lights for Friday night’s game vs Riverside

    It is a big game Friday night, Riverside at Country Day. And, head coach Joe Chango and the Cajuns will get a chance to play it at home. Country Day announced that portable lights will be used, and the game will be play at Wenzel Field at 7 pm. Riverside at Country Day was scheduled for Friday Night at Muss Bertolino Stadium in Kenner. Chango said his team and fans deserve to have the game played at home. Cost will […]

  • KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 23: running back Spencer Ware #32 of the Kansas City Chiefs rushes the ball against the New Orleans Saints at Arrowhead Stadium during the fourth quarter of the game on October 23, 2016 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jason Hanna/Getty Images)

    Harper said key to Saints winning is being more consistent

    Saints safety Roman Harper said the city was “ready to jump on the bandwagon” if the club had won a third straight game Sunday at Kansas City. Alas, the Chiefs won 27-21. Harper said “little mistakes” are hurting the Saints, 2-4. Here’s Harper on the Saints’ current plight. He spoke to reporters Monday at the club’s facility on Airline Drive. The Saints host the Seattle Seahawks Sunday. The Seahawks are a three point favorite.

  • KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 23: Quarterback Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints throws a pass against the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium during the first quarter of the game on October 23, 2016 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Peter Aiken/Getty Images)

    Brees throws for three TD’s, Saints still fall at Kansas City

    367 yards passing, three for touchdowns from Drew Brees, still wasn’t enough to get the Saints back to .500 for the season. The Saints, 2-4, fell at Kansas City, 27-21. Five of the Saints six games have now been decided by a total of 14 points. The Chiefs, who won their 9th consecutive home game, took a 21-7 lead on a second quarter 38 yard pass from Alex Smith to Tyreek Hill. The Saints rallied when Brees threw a 3 […]

  • BATON ROUGE, LA - OCTOBER 22: Leonard Fournette #7 of the LSU Tigers runs past DeMarquis Gates #3 of the Mississippi Rebels during the second half of a game at Tiger Stadium on October 22, 2016 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  (Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images)

    Fournette says he’s not 100 percent, still rushes for 284 yards and 3 TD’s in win over Ole Miss

    A runner who says he’s not 100 percent healthy, still had a record setting night. Leonard Fournette rushed for an LSU school record 284 yards and three touchdowns in a 38-21 win over Ole Miss Saturday night. Fournette gained those yards on only 16 carries. He ran for touchdowns of 59, 76 and 78 yards. Fournette missed two games. He has not played since LSU lost at Auburn in late September. He tipped his hat to running backs Derrius Guice, […]

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    Stubbs says Rebs focused on self improvement with St. Charles Catholic up next

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  • GREEN BAY, WI - AUGUST 12:  Joe Callahan #6 of the Green Bay Packers drops back to pass in the second quarter against the Cleveland Browns at Lambeau Field on August 12, 2016 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)

    Callahan said he’s surprised, happy to be a Saint

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  • KANSAS CITY, MO - SEPTEMBER 11:  An exterior view of the eastern face of Arrowhead Stadium before a game between the New York Jets and the Kansas City Chiefs on September 11, 2005 in Kansas City, Missouri.  The Chiefs won 27-7.  (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

    Saints play at KC: Brees says Saints can have success away from home, on grass

    The numbers are significant. Last season, Saints quarterback Drew Brees threw 32 touchdown passes, 23 of those at home. The Saints were 1-5 in road games played on grass. Sunday the Saints play on grass at Kansas City. Brees said the numbers are not something he “stresses”. He spoke to reporters Wednesday at the Saints facility. Kickoff Sunday at Kansas City is noon.

  • INDIANAPOLIS, IN - FEBRUARY 28: Defensive lineman Sheldon Rankins of Louisville participates in a drill during the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 28, 2016 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

    Rankins returns to practice, could play vs 49ers in two weeks

    The Saints first round draft pick is on the practice field, again. Sheldon Rankins, who suffered a broken fibula at training camp in August, returned to the practice field Wednesday. Rankins was placed on injured reserve by the Saints September 5th. But, each club can designate one player to return. Rankins was activated off on injured reserve Wednesday. Under the injured reserve rules, a player is eligible to play two weeks after his return to the active roster. After practice, […]

  • OXFORD, MS - NOVEMBER 21:  Akeem Judd #21 of the Mississippi Rebels avoids a tackle by Deion Jones #45 of the LSU Tigers during a game at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium on November 21, 2015 in Oxford, Mississippi.  (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

    Tigers hope big crowd is big advantage against Ole Miss

    Ole Miss LSU is one of the best rivalry games in college football, but this season the stakes are higher, for the Tigers’ interim head coach. Ed Orgeron, who coached Ole Miss for three seasons, is 2-0 after taking over for the dismissed Les Miles. Coach O can put a major accomplishment on his resume’ with a victory over the Rebels. Orgeron, who was 10-25 in three seasons, said his days in Oxford are a very distant memory. “That is […]