Scott Woodward reveals bizarre reason Lincoln Riley rumors started during coaching search

After Riley left Oklahoma for USC, Woodward stunned the college football world by hiring Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly. He kept things tight-lipped throughout the process, and he still thinks the Riley rumors helped cover up the talks with Kelly. — Read on http://www.on3.com/news/scott-woodward-bizarre-reason-lincoln-riley-rumors-started-during-coaching-search-planes-lsu-paul-finebaum-show-usc-oklahoma-brian-kelly/

LSU board to vote on 4-year extension for AD Scott Woodward

LSU athletic director Scott Woodward, who has made a name for himself by hiring high-profile coaches, is set to receive a four-year contract extension that would pay him $1.85 million per year. — Read on http://www.espn.com/college-sports/story/_/id/34846151/lsu-board-vote-4-year-extension-ad-scott-woodward

LSU’s Scott Woodward Voted Top Athletic Director in the SEC, Proving to be Phenomenal Hire for Tigers

The first step in running a successful, long-term, stable athletic department is finding the athletic director that best fits the culture of the university and its various athletic teams. So when LSU hired Louisiana native and lifelong Tiger Scott Woodward to replace Joe Alleva in April, 2019, the move was universally acclaimed. Source: LSU's Scott …

Athletic director Scott Woodward says speculation about football is premature, adds LSU will be ready to go ‘full blast’ 

Growing speculation about college football summer mini-camps or the impact the coronavirus pandemic might have on the college football season are way too premature, LSU athletic director Scott Woodward said Thursday. Still, Woodward said his athletic department is beginning to work up budgets and plans based on a variety of scenarios. Source: Athletic director Scott …

LSU AD Scott Woodward explains what makes Ed Orgeron a great recruiter

Presiding over the nation’s No. 2 ranked football program, LSU Tigers athletic director Scott Woodward appeared on “The Paul Finebaum Show” on Friday. Touching on a number of topics, Woodward discussed what has made his head coach, Ed Orgeron, so successful on the recruiting trail. Source: LSU AD Scott Woodward explains what makes Ed Orgeron …

Scott Woodward pokes fun at Nick Saban for leaving LSU: ‘I know that there’s a guy in Alabama that regrets he’s not here today’

Scott Woodward is currently on a speaking engagement tour across Louisiana and it’s easy to see why he’s such a popular guy in the state these days. The former Texas A&M AD returned home to Baton Rouge this year and all indications are LSU has done nothing but strengthened its athletic department in the short …

Ed Orgeron praises Scott Woodward’s recruiting knowledge, claims LSU AD put recruits on program’s radar

How good of an athletic director is Scott Woodward? According to Ed Orgeron, LSU’s new AD has helped the football program expand its recruiting board. That’s an interesting revelation, especially considering Woodward doesn’t have a coaching background in college or high school football. It’s one thing for Phillip Fulmer to be aware of a recruit …

LSU AD Scott Woodward understands infrastructure needed for success

The vision for LSU's athletic department is already shifting towards forward thinking. Woodward is a fan of the Phoenix Open being a "fashion show" when referencing game experience, he's a proponent of alcohol sales stadium-wide, and looks towards the next generation consuming contests differently from when he and his pals would arrive in Tiger Stadium …

‘I Believe’: A Message from LSU AD Scott Woodward 

Dear LSU Family,Today is my first official day in service to our university, a place that transformed my life many years ago and so many others before and since. Serving as your Director of Athletics is truly humbling. This is home and my alma mater but I chose LSU because I believe.  

LSU AD Scott Woodward – Full circle

From the field inside Tiger Stadium, gazing toward Section 226, Scott Woodward surely must have contemplated the serendipity of it all. A few decades ago, it was here the 10-year-old Woodward approached fraternity members and their dates, using the adorability of youth to make a killing selling 25 cent peanuts.  

Scott Woodward Introduced as LSU’s 10th Athletics Director 

LSU introduced Athletics Director Scott Woodward to the school’s student body, the general public and the media with a press conference Tuesday at noon CT in the Holliday Forum at the Manship School’s Journalism Building. The Holliday Forum is located on the first floor of the Manship School’s Journalism Building. The Manship School’s Journalism Building is located …

If LSU–Texas A&M Needed an AD Heist to Become a Real Rivalry, It Got One

Let’s check in on LSU–Texas A&M: a top-shelf (and top-dollar) head football coach whom one school flirted with but the other eventually landed; a mad scientist defensive coordinator whom one school courted but the other eventually kept; another defensive coordinator one school lured away from the other that set off a 30-month-long legal battle over …

Q&A: New LSU AD Scott Woodward talks leaving Texas A&M for home, Will Wade, and his ‘mean gumbo’ 

Don’t bring it up too loudly, because Scott Woodward’s wife, Nanette, is within earshot and can hear the question. The couple was in the process of finishing construction on a brand new house just outside College Station, Texas, when Woodward decided to leave Texas A&M for the athletic director job at his alma mater, LSU, …

Behind the scenes of LSU hiring Scott Woodward, removing Joe Alleva: How it happened so fast

A day after the whirlwind news of a shakeup in the LSU athletic department, the school officially announced that Texas A&M athletic director Scott Woodward is coming back to his hometown to take the same position in Baton Rouge. Woodward, an alumnus of Catholic High and LSU, said he was "returning home" in a joint …