The veteran of the offensive line who has the most game experience (27 starts, 35 games) and is a candidate for the Rimington Trophy given to the nation's top center. Tough lineman who displays quickness and great feet.
He has 191 catches for 2,864 yards (15.0 avg.) with 25 TDs in his career, along with 40 kickoff returns for 1,141 yards (28.5 avg.) with 2 TDs, 18 carries for 139 yards (7.7 avg.) and 3 tackles. He is sixth on USC's career pass catching list (191 receptions, 22nd on Pac-12 list) and eighth on USC's career kickoff return list (1,141 yards).
Turned in an impressive first season at OSU, holding down the middle of the defensive line ... Should be in line for a big senior season in 2013 and figures to be one of the Big 12 Conference's top defenders ... Will try to become OSU's first two-time all-conference defensive lineman since Stacey Satterwhite in 1990 and 1991. Was a consistent defender in the middle of the Cowboy defensive line ... Started every game ...
Jackson followed up his breakout sophomore campaign with an even better showing in his junior season, leading WKU in tackles (122), forced fumbles (4) and quarterback hits (3). He was named first-team all-Sun Belt Conference for the second-straight season, leading the Hilltoppers in tackling on six different occasions, making him WKU’s leading tackler in 14 of the last 26 games he has played.
Swanson has started all 38 games of his Razorback career and blocked for three seasons with a 3,000-yard passer, including the first season in school history with a 3,000-yard passer and a 1,000-yard rusher in 2010. He was selected as a team captain, started all 12 games and was named second-team All-SEC by the Associated Press.