John Clayton

John Clayton

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

Episodes

December 5, 2016 - Hour 2  

Hall of Fame QB and Seahawks broadcaster Warren Moon joins Gee to talk about the secret to the Seahawks offensive resurgence over Carolina. He also gives his take on his alma mater (University of Washington) and what he hopes to see from the Dawgs in the playoff. Pete Carroll was on with "Brock and Salk" this morning and we listen to the best of what he had to say about the huge Hawks win over Carolina. We now welcome in Dave Grosby who gives Gee a little ribbing on being a 'Seahawks Honk' and says while he was impressed with Thomas Rawls, he's a bit concerned about the hits he takes running the ball.

December 5, 2016 - Hour 1  

Gee Scott in for John Clayton. It's the top five stories of the day! Tyler Lockett scores a 75-yard rushing TD. Are we still 'firing Darrell Bevell'? Thomas Rawls scores on a 45-yard touchdown run. How much did Justin Britt change things? Earl Thomas broke a bone in his leg and says he might be contemplating retirement. Do you really think Earl is done with football? Cam Newton says the reason he didn't start was because of dress code. UW coach Chris Petersen says the Huskies belong in the playoffs. Despite a lopsided win, callers weigh in on what they are still concerned about. Seahawks WR Jermaine Kearse talks about the Seahawks big win and gets to brag a little about his Huskies in the playoff.

Decmeber 2, 2016 - Hour1  

John Clayton hits all things Seahawks and Thursday Night Football in the Top 5. Seahawks Earl Thomas III, DeShawn Shead, and Justin Britt will be a game time decision for Sunday night's game vs. Carolina. And Mike Morgan is excited to be back on the field. In Thursday Night Football, the Dallas Cowboys beat the Minnesota Vikings 17-15, and Vikings quaterback Sam Bradford is upset with a no-call on him getting hit in the helmet during a play on Thursday's game. Also Ian Fitzsimmons joins the Professor discussing the PAC 12 Championship between UW and Colorado. And Clayton goes behind the lines with Gee Scott. 

December 2, 2016 - Hour 2  

Carolina Panthers play-by-play announcer Mick Mixon joins the show to discuss what's went wrong for last year's Super Bowl runner-ups, Cam Newton's regression this year, the keys to Sunday's game for the Panthers and more. 'The Professor' answers your football questions. And, Gee Scott comes in for round two of "Behind the Lines" to close the hour.

December 1, 2016 - Hour 1  

Top Five Stories of the Day: Richard Sherman says that karma will come back to get Cam Newton for his antics with Seahawks fans last year. Adam Schefter reports that Mike Zimmer will not coach tonight against the Cowboys as he is having eye surgery. MLB and the Players Association agree to a five year collective bargaining agreement. Michael Bennett says that low blocks should be eliminated from the game. John takes your calls on the upcoming Pac 12 championship between Colorado and UW. Next, John goes Behind The Lines with Gee Scott.

December 1, 2016 - Hour 1  

Sean Salisbury joins 'The Professor' for "Four Downs!" to discuss quality primetime games, good quarterback matchups drawing better ratings and more. Next, John answers all over your football questions, and 'The Groz' joins the show to discuss Richard Sherman's comments from yesterday and more to close the hour.

November 30, 2016 - Hour 2  

Dave Wyman joins the show through the Venue Kings Hotline to talk Seahawks football. Dave and John recap the game against the Buccaneers and what kind of improvements we might see heading into the game against a tough Panthers team. Next, Professor Clayton heads to the text line to answer the listeners questions about current NFL news. Dave Grosby joins John on the show today to talk about Seahawks and the Huskies chances at making the college football playoff.

November 30, 2016 - Hour 1  

Top Five Stories: Doug Baldwin talks about how dangerous the Seahawks can be when they have all their weapons on the field. Chris Fowler tells Brock and Salk the one thing that could knock the Huskies out. Mark Helfrich gets fired by Oregon. Justin Tucker suggests a team should get a point for kicking it through the uprights on a kickoff. Colorado fined for rushing the field? Keith Law joins the show to talk MLB baseball and what moves the Mariners are making this offseason. Behind the Lines with Gee Scott!

November 29, 2016 - Hour 1  

Top Five Stories of the Day: Michael Bennett is scheduled to practice this week and hopefully make his return against Carolina on Sunday Night Football. Are the Packers showing signs of life? Or was last night's MNF game more of a sign of the Eagles continued struggles? Jim Harbaugh expressed his disappointment with the officiating in Michigan's 30-27 loss to Ohio State, and the University of Michigan was fined $10k for his comments. John is joined by Doug Baldwin to talk about some of the Seahawks offensive struggles, and where they can go moving forward. Gee Scott joins the show for Behind the Lines.

November 29, 2016 - Hour 2  

A look back at Doug Baldwin's interview starts the hour. Next, the shows goes around the NFL, talking about the hottest topics in the league. 'The Professor' answers your burning questions. And, 'The Groz' joins the show to close the hour.

November 28, 2016 - Hour 2  

John starts off the second hour of the show by continuing the Seahawks conversation. The Hawks are dealing with more injuries now after playing a physical game against the Buccaneers. Earl Thomas is returning this week which will help guide the defensive unit going forward and help improve the mistakes made. Next, Professor Clayton answers the listeners text questions about the NFL. Dave Grosby comes by the studio to close out the Seahawks conversation and give his opinion on what happened yesterday.

November 28, 2016 - Hour 1  

Top Five Stories: Russell Wilson's performance was lacking yesterday against Tampa Bay. Offensive line struggled yesterday to protect Russell Wilson. The defense struggled early, but were able to turn it around after being scored on twice. Luke Falk and the Cougars struggled against the Huskies talented defense. Hue Jackson is frustrated with the Bengals and the losing streak has caused a lot of emotion. Professor Clayton opens up the phone lines today to talk about everyone's concerns with the Seahawks. Behind the Lines with Gee Scott!

November 23, 2016 - Hour 2  

Starting off the second hour of the show with Wednesdays with Wyman. Dave Wyman joins John on the show today to get an early look at the Tampa Bay game this weekend. John and Dave go over the recent injuries to the team and the changes that have been happening in regards to the development of the players within the franchise. Next, Professor Clayton answers the listeners text questions about the NFL. Closing out the show today with Dave Grosby coming by the studio to talk about a historic Apple Cup. 

November 23, 2016 - Hour 1  

Top Five Stories: Seahawks head into a challenging match up with Jameis Winston and Tampa Bay. How will the Seahawks defense try and contain him? J'Marcus Webb is released by the Seahawks after not fitting in well with the offensive line scheme. Rob Gronkowski is likely to be out this week after taking a hard hit from Earl Thomas. Is Chip Kelly on his way out in San Francisco? Robert Griffin III is scheduled to return this week. Damon Huard joins John on the show today to discuss the Apple Cup. Behind the lines with Gee Scott!

November 22, 2016 - Hour 1  

Top Five Stories of the Day: Michael Bennett says watching the Seahawks play without him is like watching someone sleep with your wife. How 'for real' are the Oakland Raiders? They move to 8-2 after defeating the Texans on Monday Night Football in Mexico City. Chris Petersen believes the WSU Cougars have evolved since the last Apple Cup. Cougar Hall of Famer Jason Gesser joins the show to talk about the WSU side of the Apple Cup. John goes Behind The Lines with Gee Scott.

November 21, 2016 - Hour 2  

John starts off the second hour of the show with the Seahawks injury report and who the next man up is for the Seahawks to fill some of the holes on the team. Even though the Seahawks are hobbled after the last game a positive takeaway is that Russell Wilson is playing lights out football. Next, Professor Clayton answers text questions about news from around the NFL. Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett joins John to talk about the game against the Eagles last Sunday. Bonus time with Gee Scott!

November 21, 2016 - Hour 1  

The Top Five Stories of the Day: Doug Baldwin throws Russell Wilson a touchdown, Thomas Rawls makes his return, DeShawn Shead has a hamstring injury, Bruce Arians says the Cardinals season isn't over, and why are there so many missed extra points this season? Seahawks are continuing to roll even at the expense of a few key players like CJ Prosise and Earl Thomas. Behind the Lines with Gee Scott!

November 18, 2016 - Hour 2  

Trent Dilfer joins John on the show today to talk about news around the NFL and  the upcoming games this week. Trent also gives his take on Russell Wilson and the Seahawks chances at facing a tough Philadelphia team. A balanced offense is going to be key in facing off against a tough and determined Philadelphia defense which has a dangerous front four. Next, Professor Clayton answers text questions from the listeners. Bonus time with Gee Scott!

November 18, 2016 - Hour 1  

Professor Clayton starts off the show today with giving his take on the Seahawks game coming up this Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles. Thomas Rawls is returning to the team this week and hopefully his production will help balance the Seahawks offense. Next, John goes over the crazy world of college football and how the Huskies and Cougars fair in their upcoming games. Sal Paolantonio joins the show to talk about the Philadelphia and Seattle game. Behind the the lines with Gee Scott!

November 17, 2016 - Hour 1  

Top Five Stories of the Day: Pete Carroll says George Fant didn't miss a single assignment in Sunday's game. Tom Cable says Garry Gilliam and Bradley Sowell will battle for the starting right tackle spot. Who are the most notable candidates for the upcoming Hall of Fame class? John takes calls from listeners on the state of the offensive line. Next, John goes Behind The Lines with Gee Scott to discuss the offensive line, and the upcoming game against the Philadelphia Eagles.

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