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#3 Tre Swilling

Tre Swilling - Football - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Year R-Senior
Height 6-0
Weight 196
Hometown New Orleans, La.
Last School Brother Martin H.S.
Tre Swilling - Football - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

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2021 (Redshirt Junior): Started all 12 games at cornerback to finish his collegiate career with 40 starts in 42 games … Broke up four passes, good for a tie for second on the team … Added 33 tackles from his cornerback position, including two for loss and a sack … Stuffed the stat sheet with five tackles (four solo), a tackle for loss and a pass breakup in season opener against Northern Illinois (Sept. 4) … Had four tackles and a sack against Pitt (Oct. 2) … Closed the season with a season-high seven tackles against No. 1 Georgia (Nov. 27) … Earned all-ACC academic team honors for the second time in his career in recognition of his achievements on the field and in the classroom.

2020 (Redshirt Junior – “Covid Year” – year of eligibility retained): Played in six games and started five at cornerback … Was unavailable for the first three games of the season (Sept. 12 at Florida State, Sept. 19 vs. UCF, Sept. 26 at Syracuse), as well as the next-to-last game of the campaign at NC State (Dec. 5) … Despite playing in only six games, still managed to finished tied for 11th on the team with 20 tackles and tie for the team lead with two fumble recoveries … Had five tackles in his season debut versus Louisville (Oct. 9) … Recovered a fumble against Clemson (Oct. 17) … Had a season-high six tackles, recovered a fumble and broke up a pass in win over Duke (Nov. 28).

2019 (Redshirt Sophomore): Honorable mention all-ACC … Started in all 12 games at cornerback … Tied for 10th in the ACC with 11 passes defended, helping Georgia Tech hold five of its opponents to 200 passing yards or less … Finished with 23 tackles (18 solo) on the year … Recorded his second interception in the season-opener at then-No. 1 Clemson (Aug. 29) – his second INT of his career … Returned the interception for 41 yards … Recorded three tackles (two solo) and a pass breakup at Temple (Sept. 28) … Tallied two solo tackles and a 3-yard tackle-for-loss at Miami (Fla.) on Oct. 19, while also tying his career-high with two pass breakups … Recorded a 4-yard tackle-for-loss against Pitt (Nov. 2) … Tied his career-high with two pass breakups again at Virginia (Nov. 9) … Totaled a season-high four tackles (three solo) in the primetime victory against NC State (Nov. 21) … Recovered his first-career fumble against then-No. 4 Georgia (Nov. 30).

2018 (Redshirt Freshman): Saw action in 12 games, making 11 starts at cornerback … Played in every game but Clemson (Sept. 22) … Led team with six pass breakups and tied for team lead with seven total passes defended … Recorded 24 tackles and an interception … Started the season slow with just two tackles through Georgia Tech’s first five games but finished strong with 19 stops over the final eight games of the campaign … Recorded a season-high six tackles in rout at Louisville (Oct. 5) … Forced a fumble on a sack of Duke QB Daniel Jones (Oct. 13) … Had five tackles, was in on a tackle for loss and intercepted a pass to set up a Georgia Tech touchdown in 38-28 victory at North Carolina (Nov. 3) … Broke up two passes in win over Miami (Nov. 10) … Had four tackles and a pass breakup in overtime triumph over Virginia (Nov. 10) … Broke up a pass in Quick Lane Bowl vs. Minnesota (Dec. 26) … Named to all-ACC academic team in recognition of performance on the field and in the classroom.

2017 (True Freshman): Redshirted.

High School: Rated as a four-star prospect by ESPN and Rivals … Tabbed as the nation’s No. 27-ranked cornerback by ESPN … Member of the prestigious “ESPN 300” as the 295th-ranked player in the nation … Named second-team all-state and first-team all-district and all-metro after recording 53 tackles and three interceptions as a junior in 2015 … Helped lead Brother Martin to state semifinals in 2014 and 2016 and a quarterfinals appearance in 2015 … Coached by Mark Bonis … Was also a four-year letterwinner, three-year captain and an all-district and all-metro selection in basketball … Four-year honor roll student.

Personal: Graduated from Georgia Tech with a B.S. in business administration in December 2020 … Pursued a second degree in building construction and facility management during his final year at Tech … Father, Pat Swilling, played defensive line for Georgia Tech from 1982-85, was a first-team all-American in 1985, continues to hold Tech’s all-time record with 15 single-season sacks (’85) and was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2009 … Selected by the New Orleans Saints in the third round of the 1986 NFL Draft, Pat Swilling went on to be a two-time first-team All-Pro, two-time second-team All-Pro, five-time Pro Bowler and the NFL sacks leader and Defensive Player of the Year in 1991 … Pat Swilling was teammates at Georgia Tech with current athletics director Todd Stansbury … Tre’s uncles, Darrell and Ken Swilling, also played at Georgia Tech from 1988-91 and were members of the Yellow Jackets’ 1990 national championship team … His brother, Bruce Jordan-Swilling, was a running back and linebacker for the Yellow Jackets from 2017-21 … Older brother, Pat, played basketball at Tulsa … Began partaking in the family tradition of football at age 10 … Member of the ACC academic honor roll … Aspires to be the CEO of his own business, perhaps a sports agency.

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