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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    Saints cut to 75 including Toon, trade Saunders to Patriots

    Only defensive tackle Akiem Hicks remains from the Saints 2012 draft. Toon, a wide receiver and fourth round pick, was one of 12 cuts made by the Saints Tuesday as NFL teams cut their rosters to 75. The Saints also traded kick returner Jalen Saunders to the Patriots for a conditional 7th round pick, and claimed defensive back Sammy Seamster on waivers from the Miami Dolphins. The Saints also placed outside linebacker Anthony Spencer on injured reserve with an unspecified […]

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    More experienced Wave ready to open season against Duke Thursday night

    Youth can no longer be an excuse. A host of 2014 freshman are a year older. How much better will Tulane be in 2015? The answers begin to arrive Thursday night as the Wave kicks off its 2015 season against Duke at Yulman stadium. Last season, Tulane won 3, Duke won 9. In three seasons, head coach Curtis Johnson has not claimed a win over a power 5 team. Johnson hopes that the stifling Louisiana heat, even for an 8:34 […]

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    ‘Too much coffee’ sends LSU coach Miles to local hospital

    BATON ROUGE, La. (WGNO) – LSU head coach Les Miles missed his scheduled media briefing Monday, for good reason. Miles, entering his 11th season at LSU, went to a local hospital after experiencing discomfort at work Monday. Miles said he re-introduced coffee back into his diet, and suffered the consequences. And, LSU source said Miles had “a bad headache.” Miles would not confirm the headache, or if he drove himself to the hospital when he spoke with reporters Monday night. […]

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    Jesuit vs Warren Easton preview

    The two teams reached the Allstate Sugar Bowl Superdome classic in 2014. But, both are far different teams a year later.

  • Hontas stars, Jesuit defense stymies Hahnville

    Senior quarterback Peter Hontas threw a touchdown pass on the game’s first possession as Jesuit shutout Hahnville Thursday night, 17-0 in Jamboree action in Boutte. Hontas, a first year starter, drove Jesuit 80 yards in 7 plays. He completed an 18 yard pass to Malachi Hull to convert on third and 11. Two plays later, Hontas tossed a 47 yard bomb to Kalija Lipscomb to give Jesuit a 7-0 lead. Hahnville had a scoring chance just before half, but ran […]

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    Zephyrs to stay in New Orleans, but may change owners

    Several sources tell WGNO Sports, the club has agreed in principle to a new lease with the state of Louisiana that runs thru 2020, with an option to extend.

  • LSU head coach Les Miles in no hurry to make QB decision

    LSU head coach Les Miles said he will not be rushed to decide his starting quarterback. Miles said sophomore Brandon Harris took the first snaps at practice, but that Anthony Jennings also took snaps with the first unit. LSU held its first full squad workout Monday morning. Here’s what the coach said about his quarterbacks.

  • Tulane coach says bowl game is the goal

    Tulane head coach Curtis Johnson was there in 2013, and two years later, he wants to go back. “I will be disappointed if we do not make a bowl game,” said Johnson Monday at Tulane football media day. Tulane won 6 games in 2013, and earned a berth in the R and L Carriers New Orleans Bowl. Last year the Wave slipped to 3 wins, 9 losses. Johnson said the battle for the placekicking position is wide open. Trevor Simms […]

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    Saints defense irritates Payton at scrimmage

    The Saints scrimmage Friday morning in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia had at least one spicy moment, between the head coach and one of his assistants.

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    Loomis says cutting Galette was ‘hard decision’

    General manager Mickey Loomis said the Saints are ready to move forward, after officially waiving veteran outside linebacker Junior Galette earlier this week.

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    Bunkley fails physical, waived by Saints

    Two days before the start of training camp workouts in West Virginia, the Saints have cut 10 year veteran defensive tackle Broderick Bunkley. According to the NFL, Bunkley failed his physical. Bunkley was placed on injured reserve late in November after suffering a torn quad muscle in a loss to the Baltimore Ravens. Three players will start camp on the physically unable to perform list. They include safety Jairus Byrd, wide receiver Marques Colston, and defensive end Glenn Foster. Colston […]

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    Why Narcisse chose to head East

    No one should be surprised that St. James quarterback Lowell Narcisse chose Auburn. For starters, Auburn’s offense, the pure spread, fits him like a glove. But, I think there’s an underlying reason why Narcisse is headed East. And, it has nothing to do with the style of offense.