John Swofford discusses ACC commissioner retirement and more

served as athletic director at UNC from 1980 to 1997. In July 1997, he was named the fourth commissioner of the ACC, a job he will retain until his upcoming retirement in June 2021. Before his retirement, we talked with Swofford to discuss the lessons he learned throughout his life, the difficulties of his time as commissioner, and more. (Daily Tar Heel)


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John Swofford discusses ACC commissioner retirement and more

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