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Eric Swinney

Eric  Swinney

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Riverdale, Ga.

High School:
Sandy Creek

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 214

Position:
RB

Experience:
2L

08/09/2018

Ole Miss Football: Day 7 Practice Report

Nix, Swinney, Donelly and Corral Talk 2018 Fall Camp

08/01/2018

Combination of Veteran Players, Fresh Faces Ready to Ring in a New Era

Ole Miss Kicks Off the Season Sept. 1 vs. Texas Tech

10/30/2017

Matt Luke Weekly Press Conference

Luke Previews this Weekend’s Contest at Kentucky

10/30/2017

Matt Luke Weekly Press Conference

Luke Previews this Weekend’s Contest at Kentucky

10/30/2017

Matt Luke Weekly Press Conference

Luke Previews this Weekend's Contest at Kentucky

2017 (REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE): Played in 11 games ... Third-highest rusher with 195 yards on 41 carries (4.8 avg.) with three TDs and a long of 55 ... Caught six passes for 23 yards ... Saw playing time in the season opener vs. South Alabama (9/2/17): Gained 29 yards rushing off six carries ... vs. UT Martin (9/9/17): Had two carries for six yards and also caught one pass for 12 yards ... Did not play vs. Cal (9/16/17) ... Carried three times vs. Alabama (9/30/17) and also had two receptions ... Had two carries vs. Auburn (10/7/17) ... Broke out a 55-yard TD run vs. Vanderbilt (10/14/17), the longest of his career, scoring the first TD of his career ... Finished with a career-high seven rush attempts and 76 rushing yards in that game ... Also caught two passes for six yards ... Had three carries for 40 yards vs. LSU (10/21/17) ... Rushed three times vs. Arkansas (10/28/17) with his second career TD ... Had just one carry in the win at Kentucky (11/4/17) ... Had six carries for 12 yards and one score at Louisiana (11/11/17) ... Finished with three carries and one reception vs. Texas A&M (11/18/17) ... Had five carries for nine yards in the Egg Bowl win at No. 14 Mississippi State (11/23/17).

2016 (REDSHIRT FRESHMAN): Injured his left knee in the first half of the season opener and missed the rest of the season ... Earned first letter ... vs. #4 Florida State (9/5/16): Logged one carry for 6 yards before going down with a knee injury in the first half ... Was listed No. 2 on the depth chart at RB.

2015: Did not see any action and was redshirted after having surgery on a stress fracture in his right leg ... Member of the 2015 signing class.

HIGH SCHOOL: Selected to play in the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl ... Rated a 4-star prospect by all the major recruiting services ... Member of the ESPN 300, Rivals 250 and Scout National 300 ... Listed as the No. 114 overall prospect in the nation by 247Sports and No. 115 by Rivals ... Listed as the No. 11 RB in the nation by 247Sports, No. 12 by Rivals and No. 17 by ESPN ... Listed as the No. 12 overall prospect in Georgia by 247Sports.com and Rivals ... Named Regional Player of the Year, as voted by the region's coaches ... Garnered Atlanta Journal Constitution All-State honors at RB and Georgia Sports Writers Association All-State honors as an athlete ... Rushed 321 times for 1,842 yards and 21 touchdowns, helping lead Sandy Creek to an 11-2 record and a quarterfinal appearance in the Class AAAA Playoffs ... As a junior, rushed 137 times for 1,149 yards and 22 touchdowns ... As a sophomore, rushed 151 times for 1,420 yards and 21 touchdowns, helping lead Sandy Creek to a 15-0 record and a Class AAAA Championship ... Participated in the Rising Seniors Georgia Junior Bowl in 2013 ... Coached in high school by Chip Walker ... High school teammates with Rebels Mike Hilton, Chandler Tuitt and D.J. Forté.

PERSONAL: Son of Tracey Glenn ... Full name is Eric Patrick Swinney ... Born: Nov. 17, 1996 ... Majoring in general studies with minors in african american studies, education and recreation administration ... Wants to pursue a career in education.

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