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John Swofford Football News & Bio


Name:John Swofford
Hometown:North Wilkesboro, NC
High School:Wilkes Central
Born:December 6, 1948 (75)
Notes:Football, UNC Athletic Director, ACC Commissioner
John Swofford

Where ACC Went Wrong, Where UNC Stands in Conference Realignment
Since 2000, there have been some mistakes. During the first round of conference expansion, what did John Swofford do? Swofford wanted the Atlantic Coast Conference...

Chansky’s Notebook: No Bargains
Florida State is making the biggest noise about leaving the ACC with Clemson not far behind. Both schools have lawyered up to see if they...

Florida State takes aim at former ACC commissioner John Swofford in amended lawsuit against league
Florida State University has personalized its legal battle with the Atlantic Coast Conference. The Seminoles filed an amended complaint against the league late Monday that...

The pioneer: Ricky Lanier reflects on being UNC's first Black football player
The story goes that starting quarterback John Swofford went down early with an injury, meaning North Carolina coach Bill Dooley had to turn to his...

Chansky’s Notebook: Dream to Nightmare
Has the grant of rights spelled doom for the ACC? UNC’s John Swofford was considered a great ACC commissioner. However, one negotiation Swofford engineered for...

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