PHOTO GALLERY: The 10th annual Bayou Bash
LSU coach Les Miles
LSU coach Les Miles
Posted Feb 3, 2005

Here are a variety of scenes from the 10th annual LSU Gridiron Club Bayou Recruiting Bash held Wed. Feb. 2 at the Sheraton-Argosy Atrium:

All photos by M. Jason Brown


The Golden Band from Tigerland as they make thier entrance into the Atrium.


One Motley Crue! Pictured above are a group of Premium members and frequent posters on the message boards. From the left to right, Walt "WaltdaTiger" Johnston - The Woodlands, Texas; Clay "tclay" Inman - Hammond, La.; John "TigerOldTimer" Guillory - Mobile, Ala.; Tony "ahdamico" Damico  Alexandria, La. and Brett "amedee83" Amedee - Hubert, N.C.


Tiger Rag editor Matt Deville tries to update the website but is finidng it hard to get anything done with Tony "ahdamico" Damico reading over his shoulder.


LSU offensive coordinator Jimbo Fisher is introduced to the crowd Wednesday.


Tiger Rag editor Matt Deville and Louisiana Network/Tiger Rag controller Carolyn Roche' pose with a pair of replica helmets supplied by at the Tiger Rag booth at the Bayou Bash.

A closer look at the Billy Cannon/Bert Jones replica helmets from


The winner of the Bert Jones replica helmet was Frank Marques of Baton Rouge, La. He is shown here with Tiger Rag editor Matt Deville and marketing coordinator Dena Manino.


Mike the Tigers pumps up the crowd at the Bash.


The 32nd head football coach at LSU - Les Miles.


Miles was making his first public speaking appearance since being named head coach on Jan. 3.


The Miles family with coach Les Miles (from left) Kathryn, Leslie Matthew, Macy Grace and Benjamin along with wife Kathy.


Miles tries to get a peek at the capacity crowd at the Argosy Atrium.


The winner of the Billy Cannon replica helmet from was Billy Ready of Harvey, La.


And the money shot!!! This was Miles initial reaction when the curtain was pulled back revealing the more than 3000-plus rabid Tiger fans. SURPRISE!! Welcome to Baton Rouge coach!

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