Danny Morrison (sports executive)

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Danny Morrison was the president of the Carolina Panthers and has worked extensively in college sports administration.

Morrison was the athletic director at Wofford College from 1985 to 1997 and a senior vice president until 2001. As a student he played basketball for the Terriers.[1] It was during this time the Panthers began holding training camp there. He served as commissioner of the Southern Conference from 2001 to 2005. From 2005 until September 2009, he was the athletic director of Texas Christian University.[2]

He was named president of the Panthers in September 2008, replacing Mark Richardson, son of owner, Jerry Richardson.[3]

Morrison resigned from his position on February 9, 2017, stating "there are other endeavors, particularly on the college level, that interest me as a final chapter in my career." [4]

Personal life[edit]

He is a native of Burlington, North Carolina. He has degrees from Wofford (B.A. Mathematics, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa), North Carolina (masters), and University of South Carolina (doctorate).