A Woman’s Place: The Ladies of LSU Football

Words by Cody Worsham
Photos by Sean Richardson

Editor’s note: This story appears in the latest issue of Tiger Rag Extra, available on newsstands across Baton Rouge now. You can also purchase a copy online here

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:

A Y-chromosome.

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

Name: Ya’el Lofton

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




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