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SEC/B12 pact a game-changer for ACC

...You can also kiss Notre Dame goodbye, commissioner John Swofford. Despite all of its efforts to build a broader football...must leave some egg on the face of ACC commissioner John Swofford, who earlier in the week reiterated his union's devotion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/scott-michaux/2012-05-18/secb12-p
Ex-Washington County star Allisha Gray named first-team All-ACC

...Gray was one of 10 players named to the All-Atlantic Coast Conference first team announced Tuesday by commissioner John Swofford and selected by a panel of media members and team representatives.Gray leads the Tar Heels in scoring with 16.1...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-03-03/ex-washington-county-star
Former North Carolina coach Dean Smith remembered as 'basketball royalty'

...student Kristin Smith,of Greensboro. "But you always knew about him."Atlantic Coast Conference Commissioner John Swofford spent 21 years with Smith as an administrator at UNC."Sometimes, the word legend is used with too little thought...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-02-08/former-north-carolina-coa
Big 5 pass cost of attendance measure as NCAA autonomy begins

...schools in the other 27 conferences that make up Division I."It is a special day," Atlantic Coast Commissioner John Swofford said. "It's historic, first of all, in that these 65 schools are in a room by themselves with the ability to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-01-17/big-5-pass-cost-attendanc
Changes might be coming for football conference championship games

...hurt. I suspect we'll find the same thing during the playoff era," said Atlantic Coast Conference Commissioner John Swofford. How the committee evaluates a conference championship game is "a bit of an unknown right now."Florida State...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-05/changes-might-be-coming-f
Autonomy for Big Five spells end to status quo

...something great.The only thing that seems certain is it's irreversible.As Atlantic Coast Conference commissioner John Swofford put it recently, "The good ship status quo has sailed."Two major decisions ensured the hypocrisy of the amateur...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-09/autonomy-big-five-spells-
National title, realignment generate buzz around ACC

...Florida State."I think we've got as good a shot as anybody to be in the top four the first year," commissioner John Swofford said Sunday, the first of the league's two-day preseason kickoff event."We will have teams in the mix to be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-07-20/national-title-realignmen
New Atlantic Coast Conference settles into era of stability

...leaving its members optimistic about its future."I think everybody is where they want to be," commissioner John Swofford said. "That's real important."So, here comes ambitious Louisville into its fourth conference since 2004...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-07-22/new-atlantic-coast-confer
Louisville AD convinced Cardinals have found a permanent home as newest member of the ACC

...replacing Maryland after it joined the Big Ten along with Rutgers.In a news conference that included ACC Commissioner John Swofford and Louisville President James Ramsey, Jurich said, "We're not the biggest, we're not the best, but we're...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-07-01/louisville-ad-convinced-c
Browns are not promising starting job to Johnny Manziel

...coaches and athletic directors say they should play at least one major conference program every year.Commissioner John Swofford announced Monday during the league's annual spring meetings that the coaches and ADs have recommended the conference...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-05-12/browns-are-not-promising-star