Clemson Sports Talk The Show that shakes the southland

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Weeknights from 6-8 PM on Fox Sports Radio 1400

Clemson Sports Talk Podcasts

Podcasts of Clemson Sports Talk are available for download on your smartphone or you can listen online. This means that you can listen when it fits your schedule.

Our HISTORY

In 2004, Lawton Swann a lifelong fan of sports radio found himself living in the Midlands of South Carolina without a show that truly covered the Clemson Tigers.
A 2002 Clemson graduate, Swann realized that Clemson Tiger fans who live outside of the Upstate needed a show that represented their Tigers.
In the winter of 2004, Lawton Swann decided to start a Clemson podcast. He would soon partner with a large Clemson message board and TigerNet Talk was born.
Having no broadcasting experience, Swann was venturing into a new territory. However, the show was well received, and driven by his passion for Clemson he dedicated himself to improving.

The PODCAST YEARS

TigerNet Talk would continue to grow as Swann hosted it from his home. Former Clemson Tiger players, coaches, and legends would begin to join the show.
On August 30, 2008, just three years after it was created, TigerNet Talk was the 9th ranked sports podcast according to iTunes.
TigerNet Talk moves into the Top 10
Next, Swann would partner with CRM Sports and host a second Clemson podcast called "Clemson Hotline".

Clemson PodcastS becomes Clemson Sports Talk

By 2012, Swann's Clemson Podcasts brand had expanded significantly. Social Media was taking the world by storm and Swann would ride the wave to more podcasting success.
During this time, Swann rebranded as Clemson Sports Talk and the live online shows would eventually become #1 on Vokle ahead of fellow broadcasters like ESPN's Bomani Jones.
Clemson Sports Talk programs were also ranked in the top of Spreecast's most watched shows alongside programs like the Wall Street Journal's live show.

INVADING THE BELLY OF THE BEAST

On June 15, 2013 Clemson Sports Talk hit the airwaves in Columbia, South Carolina.

Lawton Swann's unique style would be well received by both Tigers and Gamecocks. The show's Hurry Up - No Huddle pacing would continue to increase listenership.
Lawton meets one of his loyal Gamecock listeners.
Rival fans were invited to "Peek Over The Fence" at Columbia's first fast-paced and action-packed show focused on Clemson.
Clemson Sports Talk's guest list includes former Clemson Tigers like C.J. Spiller, Brian Dawkins, Coach Danny Ford and many more.
Tajh Boyd spending some time with Swanny.
One of the best hosts in the sports talk business, Tim Brando, would once tell Lawton on air about his style of broadcasting, "Not many people today do it right way. You do."

Expanding the brand

In 2014, Lowell the Intern joins the show and begins hosting the Clemson Sports Talk "Cubcast".
Clemson Sports Talk Promotional Materials

Clemson sports Talk App

During the year, Lawton is a frequent guest on Solid Orange with Courtney King. Which is as 30 minute show on WACH-FOX 57.

Lawton's FAMILY

Lawton lives in Lexington with his wife and two children. Swann notes that, "The support of his family has been the driving force behind the success of Clemson Sports Talk."

THE FUTURE

As a brand Clemson Sports Talk continues to grow and offer more outlets for advertisers than any other show in South Carolina.
Those seeking to advertise with Clemson Sports Talk should contact Lawton at clemson81@gmail.com or call 803-450-0086.

Individual listeners can support the show for as little as $1/month. Click the link below to become a Nickel-backer of the show.

You can learn more about Clemson Sports Talk on our website.

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Go Tigers!!

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