TBJ: Swofford’s Pay Hiked by 89%, Now at $1.7M

GREENSBORO – Atlantic Coast Conference Commissioner John Swofford was given an 89 percent pay raise, to $1.68 million, in the 2008-09 fiscal year, making him the third highest paid league honcho in the country.

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5 Responses to TBJ: Swofford’s Pay Hiked by 89%, Now at $1.7M

  1. bradleyb123 11/19/2010 at 4:12 PM #

    That means he’s been paid $1.68 million per word, because he hasn’t said two words about Carolinx’s scandal.

  2. newt 11/19/2010 at 4:28 PM #

    Does this reference his salary or his hush money?

  3. JeremyH 11/19/2010 at 4:58 PM #

    I can see why he has not voluntarily stepped down, which would be the only right thing to do in his, conflict of interest, situation. Are there procedures in place that would allow for his removal? (I mean, come on, you guys helped get rid of Lee, how hard can this be? : ) UNC-Cheat is ruining the reputation of the conference, a 2nd-tier (or 3rd?) football conference at that, our honor is all we’ve got!

  4. spanky 11/19/2010 at 5:01 PM #

    Well with the ACC’s stellar reputation in football… wait…

    Well with the ACC’s stellar reputation INCREASING in basketball… wait..

    Well with the ACC’s bowl games being drastically improved… wait…

    Well with the way he has handled arguably the biggest scandal in ACC history… wait….

  5. packbackr04 11/19/2010 at 7:44 PM #

    SEC commish hands 8 game suspension to Pearl. ACC commish hasnt said a word about the biggest scandal in college sports in 50 years.

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