USC names former Trojan and Pro Football HOF Lynn Swann new Athletics Director

In the search for a new athletics director, USC needed to find someone capable of providing a strong guiding voice, is able to communicate effectively with the media and fans and warm the hearts of the donors with deep pockets. They may have found the right man for the job in Lynn Swann. OFFICIAL: Lynn Swann named USC's next Athletic Director. #FightOn
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April 13, 2016  |  Discuss

USC Is Getting Crushed For Its Decision To Hire Lynn Swann As Its New AD

Wednesday afternoon, USC officially announced former Trojans football star Lynn Swann as the school’s next AD, replacing Pat Haden. It didn’t take long for the jokes to starting rolling in. USC is getting crushed – mostly by the media – for hiring an alum with little experience. USC has a reputation, fair or not, for doing this kind of thing. USC is the most predictable...
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April 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Lynn Swann Named USC’s Next Athletic Director

Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Fame wide receiver Lynn Swann played his college football at USC and on Wednesday it was announced that he has been named the school’s next Athletic Director. OFFICIAL: Lynn Swann named USC's next Athletic Director. #FightOn — USC Trojans (@USC_Athletics) April 13, 2016 Swann, who... The post Lynn Swann Named USC’s Next...
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April 13, 2016  |  Discuss

USC Legend Lynn Swann Named The School’s Next Athletic Director

In February, USC athletic director Pat Haden announced that he would step down from the role, which he took over in 2010. Today, USC named his successor: former Trojans and Pittsburgh Steelers star Lynn Swann. OFFICIAL: Lynn Swann named USC’s next Athletic Director. #FightOn — USC Trojans (@USC_Athletics) April 13, 2016 Swann, a College Football Hall...
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April 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Steelers legend Lynn Swann says Megatron might not be Hall of Famer

Former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Lynn Swann isn’t so sure Calvin Johnson is a Hall of Famer The 63-year-old, who played with the Steelers from 1974-82, told the Detroit News he isn’t entirely sure Johnson made his team all that better, despite individual talent and ability. “I would think that it would be difficult for Calvin Johnson at this point to be considered...
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February 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Lynn Swann: Calvin Johnson not a Hall of Famer

If Calvin Johnson decides to retire this offseason, he will have retired at age 30 like Lynn Swann. The Hall of Fame receiver, however, says that the similarities should end there. According to Swann, Johnson’s accomplishments wouldn’t be enough to get him into the Hall of Fame. “I would think that it would be difficult for Calvin Johnson at this point to be considered...
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February 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Swann Comments About Megatron Remind Us That You Just Can’t Compare Eras

Twitter, like other social media platforms, often reminds me of the opening to the book A Tale of Two Cities. “It was the best of times and it was the worst of times.” What I mean is that sometimes social media can be a really cool place to chat with people you’ve never met in person about great topics such as our Pittsburgh Steelers. But it can also be a place of misunderstanding...
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February 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Even if he never plays again, Calvin Johnson is a Hall of Famer

All signs suggest Calvin Johnson is retiring at the age of 30. Will it stick? It did when Barry Sanders did the same thing in the same city at the same age 20 years ago, but we’ve seen waffling from other “retired” superstars in the NFC North. But even if Johnson does walk away for good, he’ll likely still find his way into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Working against...
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February 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Mark Richt being recruited to run for Georgia governor

So what will former Georgia football head coach Mark Richt’s next job be? New head coach at Miami? Virginia? South Carolina maybe? How about governor of the Peach State? According to a report from The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, some Georgia Republicans are already trying to entice Richt to run for the party’s nomination in the 2018 Georgia gubernatorial race.  The outgoing...
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December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Remembering Back To When Lynn Swann Was Five Seconds Away From The Cowboys Drafting Him

You've probably already heard the story about how former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Lynn Swann was five seconds away from being drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in the first round of the 1974 NFL Draft. If not, the NFL Network did an excellent job of telling that story during the Wednesday night episode of 'Caught […] Remembering Back To When Lynn Swann Was Five Seconds Away...
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April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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