On senior day, the UK football team falls to Tennessee 27-14 on Saturday, November 30, 2013
Played well in the spring and leads the competition to start at right tackle ... Team's top reserve at offensive tackle as a true freshman ... Moves very well, especially for a player his size ... Very intelligent player whose toughness enabled him to play in his first season.
2012 (Freshman): Played in 11 games as a reserve tackle and on special teams.
High School: Second-team all-state as a senior in Florida Class AAAAA by The Associated Press ... Big offensive line prospect ... His height and long reach are ideal for pass protection ... Two-year starter at offensive tackle at Creekside HS in St. Johns, Fla. ... Helped lead Creekside to an 8-4 record as a senior and the first state playoff win in school history ... Named All-First Coast (all-area) by the Florida Times-Union ... Also named to the Florida Times-Union "Super 24" list of top area prospects ... One of the nation's top-100 offensive tackles as evaluated by ESPN ... Coached by Greg Stanton ... Participated in the shot put and discus throw for the track and field team ... Also played lacrosse ... Honor-roll student ... Member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and the Senior Men's Club.
Personal: Born in Jacksonville, Fla. ... Son of Bob and Mary Swindle ... Major is kinesiology.
Community Cats: Participated with the Big Blue U Move-In (2012) and Read Across America (2013).
Jordan Says ... My nickname is: Swindiesel ... If I could trade places with any athlete, it would be: Jake Long ... Other than the NFL, my dream job is: doctor ... My favorite part of game day is: the chills right before the first play ... My hidden talent is: I can wiggle my ear.