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LSU Marching Band spelling out LSU on the field at Tiger Stadium

 

As we continue to celebrate LSU’s fourth national championship, we’re looking back at our best LSU football stories.  Watch interviews with past LSU players and coaches who have left an indelible mark on the LSU football program and LSU fans everywhere!

 

 

LSU Coach Charles McClendon

 

Charles McClendon (1979)

See an interview from Louisiana: The State We’re In with McClendon prior to his last game at LSU. He coached LSU from 1962-1979 and is a member of the College Football Hall of Fame.

 

Golden Band from Tigerland

 

LSU Marching Band (1982)

View a profile from Louisiana: The State We’re In of the Golden Band from Tigerland and their importance to the LSU football game day experience.

 

Bert Jones

 

Bert Jones (1983)

Watch a Louisiana Legends interview with the “Ruston Rifle,” LSU quarterback from 1970-1972 and a member of the College Football of Fame.

 

 

Jimmy Taylor

 

Jimmy Taylor (1996)

See a Louisiana Legends interview with the Baton Rouge native, LSU fullback from 1956-1957 and member of the Pro Football of Fame.

 

 

Johnny Robinson

 

Johnny Robinson (1999)

View a Louisiana Legends interview with the Delhi native, LSU halfback, and member of the 1958 national championship team.

 

Paul Dietzel

 

Paul Dietzel (2009)

Watch an extended interview from Forever LSU with Dietzel, the LSU football coach from 1955-1961, including the 1958 national championship team.

 

 

Jerry Stovall

 

Jerry Stovall (2011)

See a Louisiana Legends interview with the West Monroe native, LSU halfback from 1959-1962, LSU football coach from 1980-1983, and member of the College Football Hall of Fame.

 

LSU Coach Ed Orgeron

 

Coach Ed Orgeron Profile (2016)

View a profile from Louisiana: The State We’re In of Coach O, including interviews with his teammates from the 1977 state champion football team at South Lafourche High School.

 

Billy Cannon Statue

 

Billy Cannon Statue (2018)

Visit a Louisiana Treasure, the statue of Billy Cannon, LSU’s first Heisman trophy winner, on the LSU campus with his daughter Bunnie Cannon, who discusses his famous 1959 Halloween run.

 

Coach Ed Orgeron

 

Coach Ed Orgeron (2019)

Watch Coach Ed Orgeron, a Larose native, speak to the Baton Rouge Rotary Club in July about the upcoming 2019 football season.