Lynn Swann out as athletic director at USC | ABC7

Lynn Swann out as athletic director at USC | ABC7


DOWN TODAY. THERE WAS TRULY A BELIEF HE WAS FORCED OUT. THEY RELEASED IN THIS NEWS IN A STATEMENT THROUGHOUT THE STUDENTS AND ENDS A TO MULCHER WAS THREE YEARS WITH SWANN AS THE ADMINISTRATOR. HE WAS ALL AMERICAN AS A PLAYER HERE IN THE 1972 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP, WENT ON TO WIN FOUR SUPER BOWLS WITH THE STEELERS. HE OVERSAW FIVE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS IN MEN’S AND WOMEN’S SPORTS COMBINED, BUT WAS ALSO UNDER FIRE BECAUSE USC WAS AT THE CENTER OF THAT NATIONWIDE ADMISSIONS SCANDAL WHEN HE WAS THE A/D — A.D. A BASKETBALL COACH PLED GUILTY UNDER HIS RULE. MANY WERE SURPRISED THIS ENDED TODAY.>>I WAS CONFUSED. I WAS NOT SURE WHY IT HAPPENS. ESPECIALLY SINCE THEY ARE 2-0 IN FOOTBALL, IT IS A SHOCK TO ME. AND WE SIGNED A NUMBER ONE RECRUIT NEXT YEAR FOR BASKETBALL.>>I GOT THE EMAILED TODAY AND I WAS SHOCKED, QUITE HONESTLY. WE HAD MULTIPLE MEETINGS WITH HIM JUST THE OTHER DAY. THROUGHOUT THE ENTIRE SEMESTER WE HAVE HAD MEETINGS WITH HIM. I WAS NOT EXPECTING IT. NO IDEA. A LITTLE CRAZY TO ME.>>WHY WAS IT SAD FOR YOU?>>I WAS A USC FAN MY WHOLE MY GRANDFATHER TOLD ME ABOUT LYNN SWANN, I ALWAYS KNEW WHO HE WAS. SAD TO SEE HIM GO. REPORTER: NOW FORMER USC VICE PRESIDENT DAVE ROBERTS WILL SERVE AS THE INTERIM ATHLETIC DIRECTOR THERE. WE ARE JUST OUTSIDE THE FOOTBALL FIELD, WALKED INTO FOOTBALL PRACTICE. HE DID NOT SPEAK WITH THE MEDIA MONDAY, WE WILL GET HIS REACTION. WE WILL HAVE THAT

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