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2016 NFL DRAFT

Damian Swann, CB

School: Georgia  |  Conference: SEC
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Atlanta, GA
Height/Weight: 6-0 / 189 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
189255-6
2014 Season
Has played in 11 games making 11 starts ... 62 total tackles, fourth most on the team ... three interceptions, second most on the team ... Team-best four forced fumbles, most in the SEC ... One fumble return for 99 yards and a touchdown ... Named captain for five games ... Recorded 10 tackles, one forced fumble, and returned a fumble 99-yards for a touchdown vs. No. 16 Georgia Tech ... Named SEC Defensive Player of the Week and CFPA National DB of the Week for his performance against Arkansas in which he set a career high with 11 tackles and recorded a sack, an interception, and forced two fumbles ... Tied a career high with 8 tackles vs. Tennessee, also recorded a sack and two tackles for loss ... Tied a career high with 8 tackles at No. 24 South Carolina, also recorded an interception ... Preseason Coaches' All-SEC Second Team ... Preseason Media Days All-SEC Second Team ... Phil Steele's Preseason Second Team All-SEC ... Athlon Sports Preseason All-SEC Third Team ... Recipient of the Virginia & Kenneth McCall Football Scholarship.
2013 Season
Played in 13 games, making 13 starts ... Tallied 57 tackles and eight pass break-ups ... Named one of the team captains for the game against LSU ... Had eight tackles vs. No. 7 Auburn ... Made five tackles, all solo, vs. Florida ... Led the team with 10 tackles vs. Vanderbilt ... Tied a then career-high with eight tackles vs. No. 25 Missouri ... Made five tackles vs. Tennessee ... Tallied four tackles vs. No. 6 South Carolina ... Named to preseason watch lists for the Bronko Nagurski Trophy and Jim Thorpe Award ... Named to Lindy's Preseason All-SEC First Team, Preseason Media Days All-SEC Second Team, Phil Steele's Preseason All-SEC Second Team and Athlon Preseason All-SEC Third Team ... Recipient of the Virginia & Kenneth McCall Football Scholarship.
2012 Season
Appeared in 14 games making 14 starts, and led the team with four interceptions...Recipient of team's Most Improved Player award...Had a career-high two interceptions (tying a school bowl record) to go along with six tackles vs. No. 16 Nebraska in the Capital One Bowl...Recorded seven tackles vs. No. 2 Alabama in SEC Championship...Made three tackles, including a sack, in addition to recovering two fumbles vs. Ole Miss. Was named CFPA Hon. Mention Defensive Back of the Week for his performance.Had a sack and an interecption vs. No. 3 Florida...Recorded seven tackles and forced a fumble at Kentucky...Had six tackles and an interception vs. Tennessee....Had four tackles vs. Florida Atlantic...Had six tackles (three solo) at Missouri...Had a career-high 8 tackles and a 30-yard punt return vs. Buffalo...Named Most Improved Player on defense at the conclusion of spring practice...Recipient of the Virginia & Kenneth McCall Football Scholarship.
2011 Season
Appeared in 11 games making one start recording five tackles...Had three tackles, including one for a loss, vs. New Mexico State...Recipient of the Virginia & Kenneth McCall Football Scholarship.
High School
Grady, coached by Ronnie Millen...Army All American...Sporting News Top 100...SuperPrep All-America and All-Dixie teams...PrepStar Dream Team 150...ESPN.com #9 Athlete, #76 overall prospect...Rivals.com Four Star Player, #3 Safety, #47 overall prospect, #5 overall prospect in Georgia...Scout.com Four Star Player, #9 Safety...Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super 11 Team, #12 overall prospect in Georgia, Class AAA All State Defensive Team... Georgia Sports Writers Association Class AAA All State Defensive Team...Started all four years in high school on defense, offense, and special teams...As a junior recorded 800 receiving yards with 11 touchdowns, 30 tackles and 4 interceptions with one defensive touchdown.
Personal
DAMIAN SWANN; Born: Dec. 4, 1992; Major: Communication Studies.
 
Player News
05/05/2015 - A closer look at the Saints' nine picks: Round 5/167 -- Damian Swann, CB, 6-0, 189, Georgia...Saints had to trade up to get a shot at Swann, whose forte is in bump-and-run coverage like their two current starters -- Lewis and Browner. - The Sports Xchange
 

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