|Position:||Executive Deputy AD / Executive Director of External Relations|
|Hometown:||New Iberia, La.|
A former LSU football standout, Verge Ausberry joined the athletics administrative staff in August 2001 as an Associate Athletics Director and was appointed to the position of Senior Associate AD in May 2006. He was named Deputy Director of Athletics in January 2015.
Ausberry supervises and is responsible for the LSU football, men’s basketball and men’s and women’s track and field programs. He also oversees LSU’s sports medicine and research, equipment staff, strength and conditioning staff, video department, branding, life skills and alumni relations. Ausberry also assists the office of LSU President Dr. F King Alexander in external and governmental relations.
Ausberry, a native of New Iberia, Louisiana, played inside linebacker for the Tigers, lettering in 1986-89. He was part of two SEC championship teams, led the Tigers in tackles in 1988 and 1989, and played in four bowl games.
He first served the athletic department in compliance and the highly regarded Academic Center for Student-Athletes. After leaving the academic center, he joined the staff of the Tiger Athletic Foundation. During his time on staff, he has also managed corporate relations, marketing, game management, and operations for LSU Athletics during his time on staff.
Ausberry received his Bachelor of Science in education in May 1990, his Master of Education in May 1992 and his specialist in higher education administration in 2004. He is presently a doctoral candidate in higher education administration at LSU. He is married to the former Cheri Morial of New Orleans and they have two boys, Austin (14) and Jaiden (13).