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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    Dolphins prep for 2017 season, eye 4th straight trip to JUCO World Series

    The Delgado Dolphins won 37 games in 2016 and reached the Junior College World Series for the third straight year.

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    McGuire one shy of 500 wins at Country Day

    He’s won three state titles, all since 2009. And, now Country Day head coach Mike McGuire is headed for another milestone. McGuire has 499 wins, and will look for number 500 Friday night at Country Day against De la Salle. Here’s video of McGuire as the Cajuns practiced Thursday. McGuire, Jesuit class of 1981, is in his 19th season as the head coach of the Cajuns. He said he wants to coach many more years. Game time at Country Day […]

  • 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)

    ED-itorial: Welcome to the off season of urgency, Saints fans

    Well, Saints fans, welcome to the off season of urgency.

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    Not in the Cards: Tigers smash Louisville and Heisman trophy winner Jackson

    Ed Orgeron is 1-0 as the permanent head coach at  LSU, and that one was a resounding 29-9 win over Louisville Saturday in the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl in Orlando. The LSU  defense held Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Lamar Jackson and the Louisville offense to three field goals. LSU sacked Jackson 8 times, and held him to 33 rushing yards on 26 carries. Jackson was averaging 6.6 per rush. Louisville was held to 11 first downs. “It is hard […]

  • BATON ROUGE, LA - OCTOBER 22: Head coach Ed Orgeron of the LSU Tigers leads his team on the field before a game against the Mississippi Rebels at Tiger Stadium on October 22, 2016 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  (Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images)

    Orgeron: Bowl game sets tone for Tigers in 2017

    LSU head coach Ed Orgeron said a win over Louisville in the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl will jump start the Tigers heading into 2017. But, Orgeron said stopping Louisville’s quarterback, Lamar Jackson, will be a tall task. The Heisman Trophy winner accounted for nearly 5,000 yards of total offense. Jackson averaged 6.6 yards per rush, and threw 30 touchdown passes in 2016. Orgeron made his comments at Friday’s final press conference before Saturday morning’s game. He then posed with […]

  • 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)

    Payton says Saints are better in 2016

    If the Saints don’t win Sunday in Atlanta, they will finish 7-9 for the third straight season. But, head coach Sean Payton says the Saints are a more talented team. Payton said a strong draft class in 2016, led by first round pick Sheldon Rankins, and second round picks Mike Thomas, and Vonn Bell make the Saints better. The Saints released their final injury report for Sunday’s game against the Falcons. Linebackers Dannell Ellerbe (foot) and Craig Robertson (shoulder) are […]

  • 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)

    Strief: no validity to reports of Payton departure

    Saints offensive tackle Zach Strief wouldn’t talk about his future with the team, but the 11 year veteran says he knows who will be a Saint in 2017. And, that is head coach Sean Payton Wednesday, Strief threw cold water on reports that Payton was interested in other jobs, including the Los Angeles Rams. The Saints play at Atlanta Sunday, hoping for a third straight win to finish 8-8. Saints running back Mark Ingram needs 60 rushing yards to reach […]

  • 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)

    Payton reaches a pair of milestones as Saints topple Tampa Bay

    Saints head coach Sean Payton won his 100th game overall, and broke Jim Mora’s record for wins in the regular season with his 94th as the Saints beat the Bucs on Christmas Eve, 31-24. The Saints played solidly, not turning the ball over, and forcing two Jameis Winston interceptions, both by safety Jairus Byrd. The two interception game by Byrd was his first since November of 2013 when he was a member of the Buffalo Bills. Drew Brees threw for […]

  • OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - NOVEMBER 18 : Alvin Gentry coach of the New Orleans Pelicans reacts as he watches game action against the Oklahoma City Thunder during the third quarter of a NBA game at the Chesapeake Energy Arena on November 18, 2015 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. 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 J Pat Carter/Getty Images)

    Pelicans fall to Thunder, fall to 10-21 on the season

    The Pelicans came home on the second night of a back to back. And, could not step up to the competition. Russell Westbrook scored 42 points, and grabbed 10 rebounds as Oklahoma City beat New Orleans 121-110 Wednesday night at the Smoothie King Center. The Pelicans have yet to win a game over one of 7 teams in the Western Conference with a winning record. Their final chance of 2016 comes next Wednesday night when they host the Los Angeles […]

  • GLENDALE, AZ - DECEMBER 18:  Quarterback Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints makes a pass against the Arizona Cardinals in the fourth quarter of the NFL game at the University of Phoenix Stadium on December 18, 2016 in Glendale, Arizona. The Saints defeated the Cardinals 48-41.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

    Brees on Pro Bowl snub: need more wins

    Saints quarterback Drew Brees is having one of the best seasons of his career. But, his play has not warranted a Pro Bowl selection. The Saints were shutout in Pro Bowl voting, including Brees who leads the NFL in several categories. Brees said the Saints, 6-8, haven’t won enough games. And, he says he takes as much responsibility as anyone for that. Brees leads the NFL with 34 passing touchdowns. a 71.1 percent completion percentage, and 4,559 passing yards. The […]

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    Allstate Sugar Bowl National Prep Classic releases brackets

    The Allstate Sugar Bowl National Prep Classic released its brackets for its seventh annual tournament.

  • GLENDALE, AZ - DECEMBER 18:  Quarterback Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints makes a pass down the field in the first half of the NLF game against the Arizona Cardinals at the University of Phoenix Stadium on December 18, 2016 in Glendale, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

    Brees throws 4 touchdown passes, Saints win at Arizona

    When Drew Brees plays well, the Saints are a much tougher out.