John Clayton Was In The Greatest “This Is SportsCenter” Promo
Beloved Hall Of Fame Broadcaster John Clayton has passed away at the age of 67. He was often referred to as “The Professor” for his incredible knowledge of the NFL. Official details have not been released but Chris Mortenson offered some insight.
John Clayton passed away today at a Seattle area hospital. His wife Pat and sister Amy were at his side and communicated earlier he passed peacefully after a brief illness.— Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) March 19, 2022
We loved John. We are mourning his loss.
Pat has asked the @Seahawks to release further information.
Outside of his incredible reporting, I best remember John for his “This Is SportsCenter Promo”.
John Clayton, a first-class NFL insider and our beloved longtime ESPN colleague, died today.— Don Van Natta Jr. (@DVNJr) March 19, 2022
He also starred in the greatest This Is SportsCenter commercial of all time.
Rest in Peace Professor.
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