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Paul Dietzel (2005)

Louisiana Legends Gala



Genre: Awards

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2005-06-26

Duration: 00:07:41

Subjects: Dietzel, Paul F. | LSU Tigers (Football team) | College sports | Football coaches


  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Taylor, Jimmy Interviewee
  • Stovall, Jerry Interviewee
  • Dietzel, Stephen Interviewee
  • Dietzel, Paul Speaker


This segment from the 2005 Louisiana Legends Gala features a profile and speech by Paul Dietzel accepting his recognition as a Louisiana Legend. Dietzel served as the LSU head football coach from 1955-1961 and the LSU Athletic Director from 1978-1982. His profile includes interviews with: Jimmy Taylor, LSU fullback, 1955-1957; Jerry Stovall, LSU running back, 1959-1962; and Stephen Dietzel, his son. Host: Beth Courtney