Words by Cody Worsham
Photos by Sean Richardson
Thousands have taken the field for LSU football since the sport’s inception on campus in 1893. All of them have a single thing in common:
Men, and only men, have played the sport for the purple and gold, but behind the scenes are scores of women who have worked tirelessly – and, mostly, anonymously – in support of LSU’s football endeavors.
Here are six on staff currently, each from a different background, each with a different perspective, each with her own specific impact on the program, but all with one thing in common:
Passion for the program.
Meet the Ladies of LSU Football. (Click photos to open full story in a new window.)
Name: Sharon Lewis
Nickname: The Boss Lady
Title: Assistant AD/Football Recruiting & Alumni Relations
Claim to Fame: Track Star Turned Recruiting Czar
Name: Tamara Davis
Title: Coordinator of Defensive Operations
Hometown: Opelousas, La.
Claim to Fame: Resident Microbiologist
Name: Lois Stuckey
Year Hired: 1999
Title: Administrative Coordinator
Claim to Fame: Keeper of the Secret Playbook
Name: Keava Soil
Title: Coordinator of Recruiting
Year Hired: 2017
Claim to Fame: Scholar of the Law
Title: Coordinator Football Operations/Assistant to Head Coach
Hometown: Natalbany, La.
Claim to Fame: Three Decades of Duty
Name: Emily Dixon
Hometown: The Woodlands, Texas
Title: Coordinator of Offensive Operations
Claim to Fame: Media Mogul