John Clayton

John Clayton


John Clayton, "The Professor," covers the biggest stories in Seattle sports each weekday 10am to noon on 710 ESPN Seattle.


October 26, 2016 - Hour 2  

Dave Wyman the salty linebacker joins John to answer any and all football questions. Evaluating the upcoming trade deadline and the active free agents around the league who could potentially make an impact. Professor Clayton answers your texts questions from around the NFL. The man of the hour Bob Stelton comes by the studio to recap the biggest news stories from around the sports world.

October 26, 2016 - Hour 1  

The Top Five Stories of the Day: Wally Walker says the investment group tried to make the best deal for Seattle, Indians win game 1 of the World Series, Josh Brown is likely done kicking in the NFL, Bruce Arians says that leaping field goal play should be taken out of the game, and Warren Moon says that the offense needs to get the defense off the field for the Seahawks to be successful. Matt Maiocco from CSN Bay Area joins the show to talk about NFL trade deadline. Gee Scott and John go Behind the Lines! 

October 25, 2016 - Hour 2  

Hall of Famer and Seahawks analyst Warren Moon joins the show on the Venue Kings Hotline. "The Professor" and Moon discuss the Seahawks tie against Arizona and the upcoming matchup with the New Orleans Saints. John Clayton answers your questions on the air, and "The Groz" joins the show to close the hour.

October 25, 2016 - Hour 1  

Top Five Stories of the Day: Pete Carroll says Bradley Sowell has a sprained MCL, Ian Rapoport reports that Arian Foster will be retiring, and Mike Leach talks about choosing Jamal Morrow as his captain. John takes listener calls to discuss the state of the Seahawks offensive line. Next, John goes Behind the Lines with Gee Scott to talk about the Seahawks ahead of this week's matchup with the New Orleans Saints.

October 24, 2016 - Hour 2  

John begins the second hour of the show with Seahawks defensive end Frank Clark and his thoughts on the team's performance last night and what they can do to get better. It was a heavy hitting game yesterday and the Seahawks defense proved why they are still the top defense in the league to beat. NFL trade deadline is approaching soon. Which teams will make a move to better help their chances of winning? Ending the show today with the Dave Grosby coming by the studio to go over the  the NFL's biggest story lines. 

October 24, 2016 - Hour 1  

Gee Scott starts off the show today with giving his key takeaways on the Seahawks game. Next Gee moves into the Cougars battle in the desert and the choice words Todd Graham had for Mike Leach. Opening up the phone lines today to talk about the Seahawks and what the listeners thought about the tie game. John Clayton joins the show to go behind the lines with Gee. John and Gee talk about the incredible defensive performance put on by the Seahawks last night and their hard hitting tendencies which prevented the Cardinals from scoring a touchdown.

October 21, 2016 - Hour 2  

The second hour of the show the Professor John Clayton has ESPN's Damien Woody. The professor and Damien go over the NFC West and how the Cardinals had high expectations this year and thus far have fallen short. Damien shows his praise for Russell Wilson and his durability through the first half of this season. Next John answers text questions from listeners. Gee Scott joins the show once again for some final notes on the Seahawks.

October 21, 2016 - Hour 1  

John Clayton talks news going around the NFL. The Seahawks have a huge game against their division rivals the Cardinals. Will the Seahawks be able to escape the desert with a win on Sunday? Injury report is released with a few notable Seahawks who are out and a couple who are coming back this week. Gee Scott joins John to talk about the emotions that were surrounding the Seahawks defense after a blown coverage against the Falcons. Richard Sherman may have gotten mad, but according to Gee the locker room is just fine.

October 20, 2016 - Hour 1  

Top Five Stories of the Day: Tony Dungy says Kam Chancellor would've corrected the blown coverage on Sunday. Roger Goodell says the NFL will take a closer look at Las Vegas. Are the Cardinals a threat? Or are the Jets just that bad? John Weinfuss who covers the Cardinals for ESPN joins the Professor to talk about this week's Seahawks matchup.

October 20, 2016 - Hour 2  

ESPN College Football Analyst Ed Cunningham joins the show. Does he think the Big Ten can get more than one bid? Do the Huskies get a playoff bid if they go unbeaten? "The Professor" answers your football questions. Seahawks defensive end Cliff Avril stops by the show, and "The Groz" closes out the hour for some World Series and Cleveland sports discussion.

October 19, 2016 - Hour 2  

Dave Wyman joins the show today for Wednesdays with Wyman. Are the Seahawks the best team in the NFC? Who is their competition? Huskies host Oregon State this weekend for a classic Pacific Northwest match up. The Cougars face off against Arizona State for a battle in the desert. Closing out the show today with Dave Grosby.

October 19, 2016 - Hour 1  

 Top Five Stories of the Day:Michael Silver from the NFL Network says that if he could choose a franchise QB it would be Russell Wilson, Germaine Ifedi talks about his performance over the last two games, Ben Roethlisberger has surgery, New York Jets are falling apart this season, and Bill Belichick says he is done with the Microsoft Tablet. Behind the lines with John Clayton! John is live from the NFL owners meeting today giving live updates.

October 18, 2016 - Hour 1  

Top Five Stories of the Day: Who is the most important injured player to get back next week vs. the Saints? After seeing the re-emergence of David Johnson, do the Cardinals scare you? Shannon Sharpe discusses the cheap shot by Vontaze Burfict. Can this Seahawks team be as good as the 2013 team? Behind The Lines: Gee checks in with John at the owner's meetings.

October 18, 2016 - Hour 2  

Gee Scott is in the studio filling in for John Clayton.'s Seahawks reporter Sheil Kapadia joins the show on the Venue Kings Hotline. The Huskies prepare to face a beaten up Oregon State team who is on their third-string quarterback. The Cougars head to down to Tempe to take on Arizona State in a big Pac-12 road game. "The Groz" joins Gee to close out the show.

October 17, 2016 - Hour 2  

Brady Henderson joins John on the show to talk Seahawks football and the tough game the Falcons gave the Hawks at Century Link. Brady goes into his post game interviews with the players and their thoughts on how the team preformed after a hard earned win. A struggling NFC is helping the Seahawks chances going forward for the playoffs. Will the Seahawks be able to capitalize on this? Cliff Avril comes on the show to talk with John about one of the wildest games of the year. To close out the show today Dave Grosby swings by to talk news headlines from around the NFL.      

October 17, 2016 - Hour 1  

Top Five Stories of the Day: Steven Hauschka kicks game winning field goal, Julio Jones says he was interfered, blown coverage drives Richard Sherman crazy on the sidelines, Alex Collins scores his first career touchdown, and Cam Newton walks out of press conference. Are the Seahawks a Super Bowl team? Behind the Lines with Gee Scott! John and Gee go over the culture that John Schneider and Pete Carroll have instituted with the Seahawks.  

October 14, 2016 - Hour 2  

Lincoln Kennedy comes on the show to talk about the Huskies and their chances to make the college football playoff. John and Lincoln talk about the politics that are surrounding different teams across the country and how the Huskies will really have to make a statement to get the recognition they deserve. Lincoln then gives his opinion on the cougars and their potential upside going further into the season. The professor answers texts questions about the NFL. Closing out the show this week with Dave Grosby coming by the studio to talk with John. 

October 14, 2016 - Hour 1  

John starts off the show today talking NFL football around the league. Next John moves onto college football with Huskies and Cougars and their keys to success. Chargers finally get a victory over the Broncos. The professor weighs in on the shear emotion of Mike McCoy. Joey Bosa shows up and has a huge game against the Broncos especially after not playing the first four games. Dan Quinn joins the show to talk about the Falcons and their upcoming game against the Hawks. Gee Scott and John talk Seahawks for Behind the Lines!    

October 13, 2016 - Hour 2  

ESPN PAC-12 reporter Ted Miller joins the show to talk Huskies, Cougars and the rest of the Pac-12. Are the Huskies his favorite to run the table in the Pac-12? Miller answers that and talks about the potential of a very meaningful Apple Cup game this year. Next "The Professor" answers your questions, and "The Groz" joins the show.

October 13, 2016 - Hour 1  

Top Five stories of the day: Ron Rivera talks about Cam Newton's health, Pete Carroll says Tyler Lockett feels the best he's felt, and Jim Trotter explains Colin Kaepernick's contract restructure. Mike Mayock of the NFL Network joins the show to talk about the upcoming matchup between the Seahawks and the Falcons. Then, John goes Behind the Lines with Gee Scott.

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