Former New Orleans Saints Pro Bowler Michael Lewis, Tulane head coach Curtis Johnson, LSU Assistant Director of Football Operations Dean Dingman and Helen Cox head football coach Willie Brooks are the featured speakers at this week's meeting of the Greater New Orleans Quarterback Club on Monday, September 10 at noon at Manning's Restaurant, 519 Fulton Street in the Harrah's Hotel Complex.
A native of New Orleans who attended Grace King High School, Lewis played for the Saints from 2001-2006 as a wide receiver and kick return specialist. Lewis ascended to become the best in the business, earning All-Pro honors and a Pro Bowl berth for his kick return prowess in 2002. He was part of the Saints division championship team in 2000 and first ever playoff victory and was on the 2006 team that reached the NFC Championship game.
Johnson comes to Tulane from the New Orleans Saints, where he coached wide receivers and was part of the Super Bowl XLIV championship in 2010. Previously, the St. Rose native coached at Idaho, San Diego State, SMU, California and Miami.
A former All-American offensive lineman at Michigan, Dingman is in his first year at LSU as the Assistant Director of Football Operations after coming to LSU in 2011 and working in a capacity with the weight room.
In his seventh year at Helen Cox, Brooks has his Cougars at 1-0 following a 19-14 victory over Warren Easton last Thursday night. Helen Cox will take on 5A power West Jefferson on Friday night.
The cost is $18 for members, in honor of Archie Manning's college jersey number at Ole Miss and $25 for non-members. Annual membership is $50. All are welcome to attend.
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