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John Swofford News & Bio


Name:John Swofford
Hometown:North Wilkesboro, NC
High School:Wilkes Central
Born:December 6, 1948 (71)
Notes:Football, UNC Athletic Director, ACC Commissioner

A Look Back At ACC Commissioner John Swofford's UNC Playing Career
On Thursday, ACC Commissioner John Swofford announced he will retire after the 2020-21 season. He’s held the position since 1997, and in the 17 years...

Chansky’s Notebook: Man Of The ACC
John Swofford was the right man at the right time for the ACC. When the former UNC athletic director took over as commissioner of the...

UNC Coaches, AD Reflect on ACC Commissioner John Swofford
The ACC announced on Thursday that longtime Commissioner John Swofford will retire from his post with the conference in June of 2021. Following the announcement...

ACC Commissioner John Swofford Announces Plans for Retirement
John Swofford, the longest-tenured commissioner in the history of the Atlantic Coast Conference, announced Thursday that the 2020-21 athletic year will be the last of...

2020 ACC Football Kickoff to be Conducted Virtually
The Atlantic Coast Conference will conduct its annual ACC Football Kickoff virtually July 21-23, 2020. The event will include live coverage available on ACC Network...

ACC Spring Meetings: Financials & Football Future
A primary focus of the ACC spring meetings was the uncertainty that lies ahead as the country begins to emerge from its COVID-19 hibernation. Commissioner...

Swofford: ACC expects football to be played, but preparing for all options
After finishing up this week's ACC spring meetings, which featured coaches and administrators from all 14 full-time member schools and Notre Dame, Commissioner John Swofford...

Greensboro Named 2023 ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament Site
The 2023 Atlantic Coast Conference Men's Basketball Tournament will return to Greensboro, North Carolina, with the Greensboro Coliseum hosting the event, ACC Commissioner John Swofford...

John Swofford: No Clear Path for the Fall
ACC Commissioner John Swofford made the media rounds on Friday and offered takes on the uncertainty encasing college athletics in general and the college football...

Chansky’s Notebook: Transfer Madness
The ACC and Big Ten are making a bad situation even worse. Why are two of the most respected conferences trying to turn transfer rules...


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