BATON ROUGE -- LSU's annual Tiger Tour, featuring head football coach Les Miles and other members of his staff along with men's basketball coach Johnny Jones and vice-chancellor and director of athletics Joe Alleva, will make eight stops this year, starting with Shreveport/Bossier City on Monday, April 28.
The eight tour stops have been condensed into the months of April and May again this year with the last event coming on Tuesday, May 20 in Lafayette.
Miles is scheduled to speak at six of the eight sites, which include Shreveport/Bossier, Monroe, Houma, Houston, Alexandria and Lafayette. Jones, who is winding down his second season as LSU's basketball coach, will make appearances at six stops this spring.
Miles and Jones will be joined on the tour by Alleva, women's basketball coach Nikki Caldwell, and gymnastics coach D-D Breaux. LSU defensive coordinator John Chavis will speak at the Baton Rouge event on May 7, while offensive coordinator Cam Cameron will headline the New Orleans stop on May 18. LSU running backs coach and recruiting coordinator Frank Wilson will appear in both Baton Rouge and New Orleans.
Other features on this year's tour include BancorpSouth Photo Area; the L'auberge Baton Rouge Trivia Challenge where fans can win prize packs; and the popular TAF Silent Auction. There will be LSU merchandise on sale at the events courtesy of the LSU Alumni Store.
Date City Speakers
Mon., April 28 Shreveport/Bossier with Joe Alleva, Les Miles, Johnny Jones, Nikki Caldwell
Tues., April 29 Monroe with Joe Alleva, Les Miles
Thurs., May 1 Houma with Joe Alleva, Les Miles, Johnny Jones, D-D Breaux
Wed., May 7 Baton Rouge with John Chavis, Frank Wilson, Johnny Jones,
Nikki Caldwell, D-D Breaux
Wed., May 14 Houston with Joe Alleva, Les Miles, Johnny Jones, Nikki Caldwell,
Sun., May 18 New Orleans with Cam Cameron, Frank Wilson, D-D Breaux
Mon., May 19 Alexandria with Joe Alleva, Les Miles, Johnny Jones, D-D Breaux
Tues., May 20 Lafayette with Joe Alleva, Les Miles, Johnny Jones