Swanson owns the Sam Houston school record for most career interceptions with 14. The Waco, Texas product also set the Sam Houston single-season record for interceptions in a season with eight in 2011. Swanson's record-breaking play may have been his most important pick as the play stopped a late Eastern Washington drive with 5:33 remaining in the FCS semifinals. The record-tying interception came on a pass from Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel in the Texas A&M game.
Associated Press and College Sports.com third team All-America selection ... second team All-Southland Conference ... set a school record, led the Southland Conference and ranked No. 3 nationally with 8 interceptions ... picked off two interceptions in victories over Lamar and Southeastern Louisiana ... Southland "Defensive Player of the Week" after the Southeastern Louisiana win ... other interceptions came versus Central Arkansas, UTSA, SFA and Montana State ... credited with 49 tackles including season high of six in victory over SFA at Reliant Stadium.
Honorable mention All-Southland Conference selection ... played in all 11 games, starting the final eight contests ... totaled 34 tackles, eight pass break-ups .... posted two interceptions, returning the first for four yards against Northwestern State and the second for 78 yards at Central Arkansas ... season high of seven tackles against SFA and Texas State.
At Toledo...Played in 10 games, starting once, in 2009 ... led team in pass break-ups with seven ...forced one fumble.
Earned second team all-state honors as a cornerback and honorable mention selection as a wide receiver ... led the state in interceptions with 13 as a senior ... totaled 56 tackles and 20 pass break-ups ... led team to Class 3A state championship game ... leading receiver for the Pirates with 34 catches for 868 yards and seven TDs ... first-team all-district on both offense and defense ... Texas High School All-Star game selection ... member of state runner-up 4-100 relay team.
- Indianapolis Colts Sign Nine Undrafted Free Agents...Swanson, 5-11, 185 pounds, graduated Sam Houston State as the school's all-time leader in interceptions (14), while finishing second in all-time interception return yards (228). In addition, he recorded 129 tackles (96 solo), 43 passes defensed, four forced fumbles and one fumble recovery in 41 career games. Over his final two seasons, he paced the Bearkats in interceptions and passes defensed. As a junior in 2011, Swanson set a school record, led the Southland Conference and ranked No. 3 nationally with eight interceptions. Following the season, he was named an Associated Press and CollegeSports.com All-America third-team selection. - Colts.com
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