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USC didn't have to look far for the newest Athletic Director




Former USC Trojan, Pittsburgh Steeler and Hall of Fame player Lynn Swann won four Super Bowls and was picked most valuable player of Super Bowl X before going into a career as a broadcaster. On Wednesday, the university announced he had been picked to replace outgoing athletic director Pat Haden.
Former USC Trojan, Pittsburgh Steeler and Hall of Fame player Lynn Swann won four Super Bowls and was picked most valuable player of Super Bowl X before going into a career as a broadcaster. On Wednesday, the university announced he had been picked to replace outgoing athletic director Pat Haden.
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USC has finally named a new Athletic Director. Lynn Swann will take over from current AD Pat Haden on July 1st.

Swann's a former star wide-receiver for the Trojan football team and a Super Bowl champion with the Steelers -- but he has little experience heading up an athletic department.

That's led to scrutiny from fans online,  who consider this another misstep in a school that's made a habit of hiring from its alumni base. Some said that the hire made even less sense when the University claimed that it had cast a wide search to find the perfect candidate for the position.

We turn now to Petros Papadakis, host of  "The Petros & Money Show" on Fox Sports Radio. He's also a former tailback for the Trojans.