LSU Sports Radio Network

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LSU Sports Network
Broadcast areaStatewide Louisiana
central and southern Arkansas
western Florida
central and southern Mississippi
eastern Texas
Frequencyvarious AM and FM radio stations
BrandingLSU Sports Radio and Television Network
FormatRegional Sports Radio Network
Technical information
ClassSatellite-delivered regional sports radio network
WebsiteRadio network official Site
Television Network Affiliates official site

The LSU Sports Network is the radio and television network of the Louisiana State University Tigers and Lady Tigers men's and women's sports teams.[1] It consists of eleven television stations, two regional cable networks, and several radio stations throughout the state of Louisiana and surrounding states. Its headquarters are located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and it is owned by LSU Sports Properties.[2]

WDGL 98.1 FM (Eagle 98.1) in Baton Rouge, Louisiana is the flagship station for football, men's basketball and baseball. WBRP 107.3 FM (Talk 107.3) in Baton Rouge, Louisiana is the flagship station for women's basketball and softball.[3]

On-air personalities[edit]


As of the 2017–18 season:[3][4][5][6]

Name Position
Chris Blair Play-by-play (baseball, men's basketball, football); Director of Broadcasting
Doug Thompson Analyst (baseball, home games)
Bill Franques Analyst (baseball, away games)
John Brady Analyst (men's basketball)
Kevin Ford Analyst/play-by-play (men's basketball); Studio host (football)
Doug Moreau Analyst (football)
Gordy Rush Sideline reporter (football)
Patrick Wright Play-by-play (women's basketball, softball)
Kent Lowe Analyst (softball)

Former "Voice of the Tigers"[edit]

  • John Ferguson – Play-by-play commentator (men's basketball, football) (1946–1958, 1961–1987)[7][8]
  • J.C. Politz – Play-by-play commentator (men's basketball, football) (1959–1960)[9]
  • Jim Hawthorne – Play-by-play commentator (baseball, men's basketball, football) (1979–2016)[10]

Former LSU radio analysts[edit]

Former LSU Radio sideline reporters[edit]



The LSU Athletic Department and LSU Sports Properties produces in-house weekly television and radio coaches shows.[13] Sports covered are baseball, men's basketball, women's basketball, football, gymnastics and softball. Starting during 1999–2000 season, all coaches shows have been streamed live and made available on-demand on LSU was among the first universities to offer such a subscription-based service to its fans through what is now called the "Geaux Zone".[13] Internet-only shows such as "The Dot TV Show" and "Tiger Talk" have also been offered as a supplement to the 30-minute coaches TV shows. In 2016, LSU began free streaming on-demand live game broadcasts and live video of certain non-game action like coaches’ television shows, news conferences and special presentations on[14][15]

Coach's shows[edit]


  • The Brian Kelly Show [13]
  • The Matt McMahon Show
  • The Nikki Fargas Show
  • The Paul Mainieri Show
  • LSU Sixty
  • Fresh Take with Coach O


  • Inside LSU Football with Ed Orgeron [13]
  • Inside LSU Basketball with Will Wade
  • Inside Lady Tigers Basketball with Nikki Fargas
  • Inside LSU Baseball with Paul Mainieri
  • Inside LSU Gymnastics with D-D Breaux
  • Inside LSU Softball with Beth Torina

Radio stations[edit]

The stations listed below broadcast both men's and women's sports.[3][4]

City Station[16] Notes
Baton Rouge WDGL-FM 98.1 Flagship #1
WNXX-FM/KNXX-FM 104.5/104.9
WBRP-FM 107.3 Flagship #2
Baton Rouge/New Orleans KGLA 830/97.5 Spanish language
Alexandria KZMZ-FM 96.9
KDBS-FM 1410
Bogalusa WBOX-FM 92.9
Conway/Little Rock, Arkansas KCON FM 92.7
Crossett, Arkansas KWLT-FM 102.7
Jackson, Mississippi WYAB-FM 103.9
Jena KJNA-FM 102.7
Lafayette/Opelousas KLWB-FM 103.7
KVOL-AM 1330
Lake Charles KKGB-FM 101.3
Leesville KJAE-AM 93.5
Natchez, Mississippi WQNZ-FM 95.1
New Orleans WWL-AM/WWL-FM 870/105.3 WWL-AM - Clear-channel radio station
WWWL-AM 1350
Ruston KNBB-FM 97.7
KRUS-AM 1490
KPCH-FM 99.3
Shreveport KWKH-AM 1130 Clear-channel radio station
Tylertown, Mississippi WFCG-FM 107.3
Vicksburg, Mississippi WBBV-FM 101.3
Ville Platte KVPI-AM/KVPI-FM 1050/92.5

Satellite Radio[edit]

In a partnership with LSU Sports Properties, SiriusXM simulcasts all LSU football games and various other sports on their regional play-by-play channels: 190, 191 and 192.[17]

Over the air television stations[edit]

Market Station[18] Affiliation Channel
Baton Rouge WBRZ-TV ABC 2
Cox Cable Cable 4
Alexandria KLAX-TV ABC 31
Lafayette KADN-TV FOX 15
Lake Charles "KLOC-TV" Cable 60
Monroe KARD-TV FOX 14
New Orleans WWL-TV CBS 4
WUPL-TV MyNetworkTV 54
Shreveport KSHV-TV MyNetworkTV 48

Pay-per-view television[edit]


TigerVision was the LSU Athletics Department in-house pay-per-view television broadcast channel providing live coverage of select non-network-televised LSU Tigers football games and also LSU Tigers basketball games and LSU Tigers baseball games from 1982 through 2013.[19] Broadcasts were offered only to cable outlets inside the state of Louisiana and also on ESPN's GamePlan package outside of Louisiana.[19] TigerVision produced all the coach's TV shows for football, men's basketball, women's basketball and baseball during its existence.[20] With the creation of the SEC Network, Southeastern Conference member schools had to give up their rights for pay-per-view telecasts.

TigerVision football announcers[edit]



TigerVision basketball announcers[edit]



Regional cable networks[edit]

Network[18] Area served
Bally Sports Southwest (BSN-SW) Louisiana, Arkansas, eastern New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas


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