John Swofford(ACC Commissoner) to be Shrine Bowl speaker in Spartanburg on Friday night

James Summers/QB(Page HS), D.J. Reader/OL(Grimsley HS) and Chris Pauling/DB(High Point Andrews HS) are in Spartanburg, S.C. this week for the N.C./S.C. High School Shrine Bowl football game and our ACC commissioner from Greensboro, John Swofford, is down in Spartanburg too, so you’ve got Summers, Reader, Pauling and Swofford at Wofford getting ready for the big game week festivities…..Swofford will be the banquet speaker on Friday night…..

from the Shrine Bowl site:

Mr. John Swofford will be this year’s Banquet Speaker. The banquet will be on Friday, December 16th, 2011 and tickets are $45.00 each. To get tickets, click here!

Mr. Swofford played in the Shrine Bowl in the 1966 game.

Now in his 15th year as ACC Commissioner, and just the fourth in Atlantic Coast Conference history, John Swofford has made a dramatic impact on the ACC and college athletics. Swofford has built his career on the appropriate balance of academics, athletic achievement and integrity and is regarded as one of the top administrators in the NCAA.

In addition to overseeing one of the nation’s largest athletic conferences, Swofford has been pivotal in positioning the Atlantic Coast Conference for the future.

CLICK HERE to read more on Swofford as he gets set to speak to the football players on Friday night….