Posts Tagged ‘swann’

Lynn Swann says he’ll stay at USC for long haul, but decision might not be his to make

Lynn Swann doesn’t need my advice, but I gave it to him anyway Friday as we sat at a hotel lobby bar in Vegas . You know, the place where many good ideas go to die.

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Lynn Swann says USC was ‘blindsided’ by alleged actions of administrator in college admissions scandal

USC athletic director Lynn Swann was in bed Tuesday when he received the call about the college admissions bribery scandal that would rock USC and several other schools around the nation. His phone rang twice around 7 a.m. before he finally picked it up the third time.

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Forget incompetence, USC’s athletic department is simply corrupt

How innocent they appear in retrospect, those days when it felt as if athletic director Lynn Swann ’s refusal to fire football coach Clay Helton marked a new low point for USC ’s athletic department. If only USC’s humiliations could still be the result of simple incompetence, as was the case with..

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USC plays the waiting game as offensive coordinator Kliff Kingsbury interviews with NFL teams

Last month, USC coach Clay Helton compared the hiring of Kliff Kingsbury as the team’s offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach to winning the lottery. With each day that passes, though, Helton, athletic director Lynn Swann and the Trojans faithful are having to come to grips more and more..

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Lynn Swann shows how far out of touch he is with the reality at USC by keeping Clay Helton

When Lynn Swann was glamorously hired to run USC athletics in the spring of 2016, there was a quiet concern that he had no experience in athletic administration and no ongoing close connection with the program. In one stunning move Sunday, both fears were realized.

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Lynn Swann thinks USC should be 7-0

USC athletic director Lynn Swann was less than thrilled about the first half of USC’s football season.

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How close is USC to winning a national championship?

In a boisterous corridor outside the winning locker room following a classic Rose Bowl game on Monday evening , Lynn Swann, USC’s athletic director, was asked if the win meant the Trojans were back at the top of college football. “No, if we were back at the top of the national landscape, we’d be…

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AD Lynn Swann has ‘given me nothing but support,’ Clay Helton says

After each USC football game, Coach Clay Helton meets with Athletic Director Lynn Swann. Usually, Helton said, they go over what worked well and what didn’t in the previous day’s game. Sometimes, Swann offers advice.

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AD Lynn Swann has ‘given me nothing but support,’ Clay Helton says

After each USC football game, Coach Clay Helton meets with Athletic Director Lynn Swann. Usually, Helton said, they go over what worked well and what didn’t in the previous day’s game.

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