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2015 Preview Magazine Cover Player List

2015 Louisiana Football Magazine Preview, Louisiana Football Magazine Cover Player List

Every year, LAFM picks some of the top players in the entire state for the cover of our Preview Magazine. Players such as Tyron Johnson, Leonard Fournette, Tanner Lee, Landon Collins, Rueben Randle, Jarvis Landry, Anthony McFarland, Reggie Wayne, Joe McKnight, Brandon Stokley, Eli Manning and many others have made our cover in years past. This year's cover is one of the best ever, and has kids from all over the state. We are really looking forward to seeing these guys play this upcoming season. Meet our Cover Kids by clicking this post:

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The Legendary Billy Laird

BIlly Laird, Ruston Football, Ruston High School

Thursday morning was a sad day across Louisiana after losing a special person in the football world. Billy Laird had an outstanding football career as both a player and a coach. The former LA Tech QB was a mentor to hundreds of young men who are now grown today. Anyone will tell you what a loving and caring family man he was as well. The man was a legend and his legacy will carry on.

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Notable Nagles

1968 in Gloster, Mississippi a senior football player at Gloster High School, was catching people’s attention. His name was John Nagle. Nagle would go on to play at LSU for 4 years where he was a part of the legendary victory over Notre Dame in in 1971. He would also become a coaching legend in Louisiana coaching for Central High, Nichols State, McNeese State, Northwestern State, and Zachary High ( where he coaches today). Read about Johnny Nagle and his fantastic career in today's Story!

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TV Show: 2014 Offensive Player of the Year Awards

Hunter Bedgood, Christian Campbell, Deshawn Capers-Smith, Shea Patterson, Tyron Johsnon

The 2014 high school season was an unbelievable year. There were so many outstanding athletes and so many outstanding seasons. In this show, we bring on some of the most talented offensive players in the state to give out our LAFM Offensive Player of the Year Awards. They talk about their season, prospective colleges, and go over some of their video highlights.

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Sid Edwards: A Louisiana Football Legend

Sid Edwards

Today's article is on the great Sid Edwards. A native of Baton Rouge and Redemptorist High School alum, Edwards has been coach of multiple sports and thousands of young men and women in south Louisiana. He has won state championships (basketball as well as football) and too many games to count. Read about him in today's article!

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TV Show: Former Heisman Runner up and All-American RB Jerry Stovall

Jerry Stovall, LSU, 1962 Heisman Runner Up

In this episode of LAFM TV, Jerry Stovall is our guest. Jerry was an All-American RB at LSU from 1980-1983. He was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals where he would play DB for 8 years. The West Monroe native would go on to become Head Coach of LSU, AD of Louisiana Tech, and as well as many other things. Learn about his story in today's episode of LAFM TV.

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North LA Spring Football

Captain Shreve Football, Haynesville Football

We had a lot of spring football going on over the past couple days. It was good to see the clash of pads and the pigskin flying through the air again. Writer Lacy Camp was in North Louisiana to check out several games: Airline vs First Baptist, Captain Shreve vs Haynesville, Evangel vs Peabody, and the Neville Black and Gold Game, Read her recap in today's post!

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Former LSU and CFL Great Ronnie Estay, and Legendary Coach Barrett Murphy

Ronnie Estay played at LSU from 1968-1972 and made his career in the CFL. He Won 5 Grey Cups with the Edmonton Eskimos! Coach Barrett Murphy is a legendary coach from south Louisiana. He coached Catholic High, Belaire, and East Ascension. At the college level, he coached the defensive line (also strength coach) at Nicholls and McNeese. Coach Murphy talks about his new book Barefoot Bloodied and Bruised. Check both legends out on this episode of LAFM TV!

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Former NFL Pros, Johnny Hector and Kerry Joseph, TV Show

Kerry Joseph, Johnny Hector

Johnny Hector played RB for New Iberia High School, Texas A&M, and NY Jets. Johnny is one of the greatest RBs/players to ever come out of Louisiana. Kerry Joseph played QB at McNeese from 1994-1997. He went on to play for the NFL Europe, the Seattle Seahawks, and the CFL. He won the Grey Cup in 2007. Check out our TV show with both of them in today's Show!

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