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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    Bonine says LHSAA will split will stay, all 9 football title games could be played on one weekend

    Executive director Eddie Bonine said the split between public and private schools in the LHSAA is here to stay, for now. Bonine said there has been no proposal submitted before the deadline to alter the split. So, 9 championship games are expected to be played again in football in 2017. Bonine made his remarks at the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation Quarterback Club at the Cannery. “As I mentioned in this luncheon today, we had no other proposals submitted to […]

  • 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 visits metro area schools, says search for new offensive coordinator ongoing

    LSU head football coach Ed Orgeron visited several metro area schools Tuesday. They included St Charles Catholic and Destrehan high school. After visiting Destrehan, Orgeron said he wants to hire the best offensive coordinator in the country. And, he said current OC Steve Ensminger, who will remain on staff, will have input. Among the names Orgeron will likely pursue is current Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin. Orgeron said he’s also searching for a special teams coordinator. He could not confirm […]

  • NEW ORLEANS, LA - NOVEMBER 27: Head coach Sean Payton of the New Orleans Saints talks to Drew Brees #9 during the first half of a game against the Los Angeles Rams at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on November 27, 2016 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

    Payback? Saints pile on 49 points, rout Rams and Gregg Williams

    Judging from the emotion displayed by Saints head coach Sean Payton, Sunday’s 49-21 win over the Los Angeles Rams wasn’t just another game between two 4-6 teams. In his first game at the Superdome since he and the Saints parted ways after the 2011 season, former defensive coordinator Gregg Williams and the Rams were blitzed by the Saints 49-21. Drew Brees threw four touchdown passes. The Saints had a 5th, a 50 yard trick play pass from wide receiver Willie […]

  • HOUSTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 10: Houston Cougars head coach Tom Herman walks the sidelines as he coaches against the Lamar Cardinals in the second quarter at TDECU Stadium on September 10, 2016 in Houston, Texas. Houston won 42 to 0.  (Photo by Thomas B. Shea/Getty Images)

    Report: LSU closing in on Tom Herman as new head coach, school says search continues

    University of Houston coach Tom Herman has an offer from LSU, and could be close to being the new head coach of the Tigers. So, says a report from Chip Brown of the website hornsdigest.com. The site, that covers the University of Texas, says Herman may be waiting to hear on an offer from Texas, but that time is running out. Texas head coach Charlie Strong will reportedly be fired after Friday’s game against TCU. The report said “the wheels […]

  • ST. LOUIS, MO - AUGUST 8: Defensive coordinator Gregg Williams of the St. Louis Rams walks the sidelines during the second half of a pre-season game against the New Orleans Saints at the Edward Jones Dome on August 8, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri.  The Saints beat the Rams 26-24.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

    Successful, controversial Williams returns to Superdome Sunday

    Former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams returns to the Superdome Sunday, as he performs the same duties for the Los Angeles Rams. Williams was the mastermind of a Saints defensive turnaround in 2009, that helped the club to its only Super Bowl title. He departed after the 2011 season. Williams and Saints head coach Sean Payton were both suspended by the NFL for their alleged roles in the Saints alleged bounty scandal. Saints safety Roman Harper, said he still keeps […]

  • CHARLOTTE, NC - NOVEMBER 17:  Michael Thomas #13 leaps over teammate Brandon Coleman #16 of the New Orleans Saints after a touchdown against the Carolina Panthers in the 3rd quarter during the game at Bank of America Stadium on November 17, 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

    Should Saints record be much better than it is? Drew Brees weighs in as Saints prep for Rams

    The Saints have lost five games by a combined 15 points, including a three point loss at Carolina last Thursday night. As the Saints prep for the Rams, safety Kenny Vaccaro said the Saints have to play like a desperate team. Quarterback Drew Brees agrees.

  • BATON ROUGE, LA - NOVEMBER 19:  Austin Appleby #12 of the Florida Gators celebrates after a game against the LSU Tigers at Tiger Stadium on November 19, 2016 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Florida won 16-10.  (Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images)

    Sugar Bowl hopes dashed: Tigers fall to Florida

    A possible LSU trip to the Allstate Sugar Bowl went up in flames, thanks to numerous red zone miscues. #16 LSU squandered four such trips in a 16-10 loss to #21 Florida Saturday at Tiger Stadium. The Tigers lost their fourth game of the season, second under interim head coach Ed Orgeron. The loss likely damaged Orgeron’s chances of turning his interim title to permanent. On four trips inside the Florida 10 yard line, LSU scored three points. Derrius Guice […]

  • CHARLOTTE, NC - NOVEMBER 17: Ted Ginn #19 of the Carolina Panthers runs the ball against Sterling Moore #24 of the New Orleans Saints in the third quarter during the game at Bank of America Stadium on November 17, 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

    Saints rally falls short at Carolina

    The big play in the game came in the final minute of the first half. Wil Lutz's 38 yard field goal attempt was blocked and returned for an apparent Carolina touchdown by Luke Kuechly for 88 yards.

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    Pelicans rally without Davis, fall short in Orlando

    The Pelicans gave it the old college try Wednesday night, without their star.

  • EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - SEPTEMBER 18:  Michael Mauti #56 of the New Orleans Saints reacts against the New York Giants during the first half at MetLife Stadium on September 18, 2016 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

    Ulcerative colitis shelves Mauti for rest of 2016 season

    Saints linebacker Michael Mauti said he will miss the rest of the 2016 season to undergo surgery for ulcerative colitis. The disease is a chronic, inflammatory bowel disease that causes inflammation in the digestive tract. Mauti said he has battledĀ  the disease for 4 years. He said doctors told him last Tuesday that surgery would be required. Mauti met with reporters Tuesday. He said he plans to play for the Saints in 2017. Mauti played the first 8 games. He […]

  • Michael Mauti #56 of the New Orleans Saints reacts to a touchdown folllowing a blocked punt during the first quarter of a game against the Atlanta Falcons at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on October 15, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

    Saints linebacker Michael Mauti to miss rest of season

    New Orleans Saints linebacker Michael Mauti will miss the rest of the season.

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    St. Paul’s football player suffers broken vertebrae, remains hospitalized

    St Paul's Catholic School head coach Ken Sears said Monday that it is "wait and see" on the condition of junior defensive back Michael Doherty.