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
  • Junior Galette

    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.

  • NEW ORLEANS, LA - OCTOBER 26:  Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers tries to throw the football as he is defended by Brodrick Bunkley #77 of the New Orleans Saints during the first quarter at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on October 26, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

    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.

  • Anthony Jennings, Dwayne Thomas, Maquedius Bain

    LSU QB Anthony Jennings and teammates could be back on the team, sources say

    Quarterback Anthony Jennings and two teammates could be back on the LSU football team as early as the end of the week, according to a source who wished to remain anonymous. The three are currently suspended from the team.


    Bonine thinks LHSAA football playoffs will reunite in 2016

    LHSAA executive director Eddie Bonine's job one was to reunite public and private schools in the football playoffs.

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    Arena League takes control of Voodoo, franchise could be on life support

    Two league sources tell WGNO sports that the Arena Football League has taken control of the team, seizing it from current owners Doug Harrington and Dan Newman. The club has suffered from a lack of money since it returned to New Orleans for the 2011 season.


    Officials, LHSAA reach tentative agreement to avert work stoppage

    The Louisiana High School Athletic Association and the officials association announced a tentative agreement Sunday to avoid a possible work stoppage by the refs.

  • CANTON, OH - 1983:  Quarterback Ken Stabler #16 of the New Orleans Saints drops back to pass during the NFL Hall of Fame Game at Fawcett Stadium in Canton, Ohio in 1983.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/ Getty Images)

    Former Saints QB, Sugar Bowl MVP Stabler dead at age 69

    Former Saints quarterback Kenny Stabler, best known for his play at the University of Alabama and for the NFL's Oakland Raiders, died Wednesday night of colon cancer.


    LHSAA rules East St John quarterback ineligible

    East St John quarterback Marquise Darensbourg, who transferred from Destrehan, has been ruled ineligible by the LHSAA. LHSAA Executive Director Eddie Bonine said an investigation “in this case produced evidence which concludes the transfer was for athletic purposes.” Darensbourg enrolled at East St John for the spring semester. As a sophomore Darensbourg started 14 of 15 games at Destrehan. The Wildcats lost to Acadiana in the 5A championship game. In that game, Darensbourg was 8 of 15 for 112 yards […]

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    Starter J.C. Younger leaving Country Day for IMG Academy

    Metairie Park Country Day senior guard J.C. Younger, a first team all-state selection, is leaving the school. Younger will transfer to the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida.

  • Dolphins’ Vial, Ebersole sign with Virginia Commonwealth

    NEW ORLEANS, LA.(WGNO)  The count is now 8. 8 of the 2015 Delgado Dolphins have now signed national letters with Division I schools. Thursday at the student life center on Delgado’s main campus, pitchers Jonathan Ebersole of Brother Martin and Brooks Vial of Hahnville signed with Virginia Commonwealth. Both pitchers averaged over a strikeout per inning. Ebersole was 4-3 in 2015. Vial was 6-2 with a 2.66 earned run average. Both were recruited by VCU assistant Kurt Elbin. Elbin played […]


    LHSAA to officials: no raises in 2015

    The Louisiana High School Athletic Association has told game officials in all sports there will be no increases in pay in 2015.