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Tre Swilling
Tre  Swilling
Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
New Orleans, La.

High School:
Brother Martin

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 185

Position:
DB


02/02/2017

#TGW: 24 (Looking to Create a) Legacy

Georgia Tech football's 24-man recruiting class appears to be a great fit going forward

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: Full name is Tre Patrick Swilling ... Born March 26, 1999 ... Son of Pat and Robin Swilling ... 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 the fathers of current Yellow Jackets Bailey Ivemeyer (John Ivemeyer), Kyle Cerge-Henderson (Kevin Henderson), T.D. Roof (Ted Roof - Georgia Tech’s current defensive coordinator) ... Pat Swilling was also 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, is a freshman linebacker for the Yellow Jackets ... Older brother, Pat, played basketball at Tulsa ... Began partaking in the family tradition of football at age 10 ... Majoring in business administration with plans to couple it with an entrepreneurship ... Aspires to be the CEO of his own business, perhaps a sports agency.