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20 Questions with DL/OL Chris Spence, Jonesboro-Hodge High School.

Chris SPence, Jonesbore-Hodge Football

OG/DT Chris Spencer made All-District in 2014. For a kid over 300 lbs, this kid can really run. Spencer is Jonesboro-Hodge's anchor on the Offensive and Defensive line. He is starting to get interest in some top D1 programs in and outside the state. We are really excited to see what this kid does in 2015. Meet Chris Spencer in today's article!

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Neville’s Coats Retires from Coaching

Neville Football, Joe Coats

After wrapping up the 2014 season, Joe Coats is saying goodbye to coaching.With Coats retirement, he will be putting down the pen on his 42-year coaching career as one of northeast Louisiana’s premier defensive strategists. Although Coats spent many years coaching at Neville, the school played a bigger part in his life than just his coaching career. Read about it in today's story!

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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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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 LA Tech Players Terry Slack (FCA) and Steven Hayes, TV Show!

Terry Slack, Louisiana Tech, FCA, Fellowship of Christian Athletes

In this show, our guests are Terry Slack and Steven Hayes. Terry is a former LA Tech WR (1973-1976) who now works as the North Louisiana Director for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Steve not only played with Terry at Airline High School but at LA Tech as well. The former quarterback started for the Bulldogs from 1974-1976. Check them out on LAFM TV!

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Franklins Keep Tornados Storming

Haynesville High Football 2014 State Champs

Haynesville High School has become a powerhouse in 1A Football. It all started with Alton "Red" Franklin. The Louisiana Sports Hall Fame member is one of the greatest coaches Louisiana Football has ever seen. Now his son, David Franklin, has taken over the reigns. Read about the Franklins and the Tornados in todays Story!

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The Man With the Towel

John Bachman, Calvary Baptist Academy

Calvary Baptist Football has been on a great run the last few years. They have won back to back district and state championships. Head Coach John Bachman Sr. is one of the reasons for their success. The Shreveport native (along with a great staff) has turned the Cavaliers into a real powerhouse of Louisiana Football. Read about his story in today's article.

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5A Defensive Player of the Year, Dustin Mitchell

Dustin Mitchell, West Monroe High School

West Monroe High School's Dustin Mitchell is our 5A Defensive Player of the Year. Dustin Played LB and Safety for the Rebels. He also played a little QB. When you talk about tough kids and great leaders, Dustin definitely falls into that category. He is also an outstanding baseball player. Check out his highlights below!

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