The Louisiana Sports Writers Association

The LSWA

Headliner of the Year

1999 -- Peyton Manning

2000 -- Jim Haslett, Randy Mueller

2001 -- David Toms

2002 -- New Orleans Hornets

2003 -- *LSU football team

2004 -- Nick Saban

2005 -- New Orleans Saints

2006 -- New Orleans Saints

2007 -- *LSU football team

2008 -- Chris Paul

2009 -- Drew Brees

2010 -- *New Orleans Saints

2011 -- Drew Brees

2012 -- Tom Benson

2013 -- Peyton Manning

2014 -- Odell Beckham Jr.

2015 -- Leonard Fournette

2016 -- Dak Prescott



* indicates honor awarded by acclamation