Sophomore/Freshman (2010) ... did not see game action.
Freshman (2009) ... redshirted ... did not see game action ... walked on to the team prior to the 2009 fall season.
Prep ... attended Detroit Country Day High School (2009) coached by Dan Maclean ... started at running back as a senior and played defensive back as a junior ... helped lead his team to the state championship in 2008 ... 2007 Division 4 State Champion ... Key Statistics ... rushed for 2,450 yards and 33 touchdowns during his career ... averaged over six yards per carry as a senior ... Honors and Rankings ... named to the 2008 all-area team ... 2008 all-county honorable mention ... member of the C&G All-West team ... 2008 Old Spice Red Zone Player of the Year ... two-time Dr. Pepper Player of the Week ... Other Sports ... member of the track team ... 100-meter regional champion.
Personal ... O'Neil Depreist Swanson III was born June 21, 1991 ... high school teammate of current U-M linebacker Kenny Demens ... enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, majoring in political science with a minor in Afro-American and African studies.
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