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As Lynn Swann enters, J.K. McKay, another USC legend, exits

As Lynn Swann enters, J.K. McKay, another USC legend, exits

The first day of USC Athletic Director Lynn Swann’s tenure, July 1, coincided with the last day for another USC fixture, J.K. McKay.

McKay, USC’s senior associate athletic director, is no longer part of the program, McKay and USC confirmed Thursday.

“He is in the process of transitioning to another job” unaffiliated with the university, said Tim Tessalone, USC's sports information director.

McKay, 63, said his job with the university ended the day Swann assumed the athletic director job from Pat Haden.

“I think it was just time,” McKay said. “I felt like Lynn, coming in, he needed to...

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