Listen: Tribute show remembering “The Professor” John Clayton

Mar 19, 2022, 11:07 AM

John Clayton...

"The Professor" John Clayton passed away Friday at the age of 67. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

Saturday mornings will always belong to “The Professor” John Clayton.

In his longtime timeslot, we remembered the Hall of Fame football journalist and legendary Seattle sports radio host, who passed away Friday at the age of 67.

“The Professor” John Clayton: 1954-2022

Hosted by Bob Stelton, stories and tributes were told by numerous colleagues, friends and – of course – callers for three hours Saturday morning on Seattle Sports 710 AM. A podcast of each hour can be found through the John Clayton Weekends page here or in the players embedded below.

Guests on the show include:

First hour

Seattle Sports’ Jake Heaps, Tacoma News Tribune’s Gregg Bell, Seattle Sports’ Shannon Drayer, KIRO Newsradio’s Gee Scott Sr.

Second hour

The Athletic’s Mike Sando, ESPN’s Sal Paolantonio, Seattle Sports’ Dave Wyman, longtime Seattle sports broadcaster/radio host Jim Moore, KIRO 7’s Jesse Jones, Seattle Sports’ Mike Salk

Third hour

Seattle sports radio legend Dave “The Groz” Grosby, Seattle Sports’ Stacy Rost, The Seahawks Wire’s Liz Mathews, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll, Seahawks general manager John Schneider

We at Seattle Sports and Bonneville Seattle send our sincere condolences to John’s wife, Pat, his family and friends.

We’ll miss you, Professor.

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