Ken Swilling
No. 1     
Defensive Back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1970-09-25) September 25, 1970 (age 49)
Place of birth: Toccoa, Georgia, U.S.
Career information
College: Georgia Tech
NFL Draft: 1992 / Round: 7 / Pick: 184
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Cleveland Browns (1992)
Career highlights and awards
* College All-American (1990)

Jerry Kenneth "Ken" Swilling (born September 25, 1970 in Toccoa, Georgia, U.S.) is a former college and professional American football player who played Defensive Back for one season for the Cleveland Browns.[1] Ken played high school football at Stephens County and college football at Georgia Tech.

Georgia TechEdit

Swilling played Defensive Back for the Yellow Jackets from 1988 through 1991. He was an All-American and member of the 1990 National Championship team.[2] Ken had a nickname of "Captain America" while at Tech. "If you were to draw a picture of a football player in a uniform, you'd draw Ken Swilling," said Coach Bobby Ross in a Sports Illustrated interview; "He's the guy you want to get off the bus first when you go visiting."[3] Swilling is said to have called an undefeated season during before the 1990 schedule began after supposedly having a dream that it would happen.[3]

Records and accomplishmentsEdit

  • 1990 National Championship Team[2]
  • 1990 AP All-American[2]
  • 1989 and 1990 All-ACC[2]
  • ACC 50th Anniversary Team[4]



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