Former Memphis AD RC Johnson talks about his relationship with Calipari

03/24/2017 12:36 PM

RC Johnson served as the University of Memphis’ Athletic Director from 1996-2012. Johnson hired John Calipari as the men’s basketball coach in 2000 and the two developed a very special relationship during Calipari’s nine seasons at Memphis.

Johnson joined Clayton Abernathy on the KSTV Podcast to discuss Calipari’s time at Memphis. They also discuss what he means to the city and Calipari’s emotional return this week.

Clayton Abernathy

Clayton is a Producer for Spectrum News. He graduated with a Journalism degree from the University of Kentucky and he lives and breathes UK Basketball, making him the perfect fit to produce KSTV. That’s Kentucky’s only nightly half-hour show dedicated solely to UK sports. You can watch it weeknights at 7:30 and 11 on Spectrum News or anytime with Spectrum On Demand. Follow Clayton on twitter @ClaySTV1 to stay updated on the latest UK Basketball and recruiting news or to follow his amateur competitive eating endeavors. He once ate thirteen cheese Coney hot dogs in one sitting…on his lunch break.

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