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 ... Considering a pre-med curriculum.