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USC Athletics marks Black History Month with fascinating profiles

Lynn Swann looks at the interesting path that led the Super Bowl champ back to USC as athletic director

Lynn Swann
Lynn Swann has been USC athletic director since July 1. (USC Photo/John McGillen)

As the country recognizes Black History Month in February, USC Athletics is celebrating and documenting its proud African-American heritage by adding more stories to its website, uscbhm.com, about iconic Trojans who serve as role models for the university and the African-American community.

In this chapter, Trojan Lynn Swann looks back at his history of leadership roles — from president of his eighth-grade class to USC football captain, four-time Super Bowl champion and now USC athletic director.

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