Bill Swancutt

Bill Swancutt

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Salem, Oregon

High School:
Sprague

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 259

Position:
Defensive End

Experience:
4V

OSU: Bill was selected the Pacific-10 Conference's Pat Tillman Co-Defensive Player of the Year (Shaun Cody, USC) -- the first OSU player to ever be named Player of the Year on either side of the ball since the inception of the award in 1975...Morris Trophy recipient, signifying the top defensive lineman in the Pac-10 as selected by opposing offensive linemen...Senior Bowl Defensive MVP...ESPN Magazine rated him among its top 100 college football players prior to the 2004 season...invited to play in January's East-West Shrine Game in San Francisco, but elected to play in the Senior Bowl in Alabama...played in three bowl games...co-team captain as a senior...2004 first team Pac-10 All-Academic team member for the second straight year...one of only two Pac-10 football student-athletes on the first team academic and all-conference teams in `04...started 38 consecutive games...OSU record holder for quarterback sacks with 37 and tackles-for-loss with 59.5...tied the single season record for quarterback sacks with 11.5 in 2004 and 2002...second in the Pac-10 for sacks as a senior...18 tackles-for-loss ranked second in the conference in 2004...accounted for sack yardage in 24 career games...ended his career with 181 tackles...made his first career interception in the 2004 season finale vs. Oregon...caught his first pass of his career on a 17-yard reception from holder Colt Charles against Oregon in `04...had a career-high 10 tackles vs. USC...Seattle Times All-Pac-10 selection...Pac-10 Conference's honorable mention team as a sophomore and junior...finished 2003 fifth in the Pac-10 for sacks with 11, and tied for fifth for tackles-for-loss with 16...blocked a team-high two kicks as a junior...named to the conference's all-academic first team as a junior, after earning second team acclaim as a sophomore... earned honors on the Verizon District VIII All-Academic team as a sophomore...started all 13 games as a sophomore and helped the club to the Insight Bowl... played in 11 games as a true freshman and excelled on special teams...did not redshirt.

SPRAGUE: Swancutt was named the Defensive Player of the Year for 4A schools as a senior...first team All-Valley League as a defensive lineman and second team as a tight end...MVP of the Valley League on defense as a junior and senior...Tacoma News Tribune's Northwest Nugget squad and the MVP on defense by the Northwest Recruiting Service...earned prep All-American honors, as selected by PrepStar and Student Sports Magazine...recorded 121 tackles as a senior, 98 as a junior, and 49 as a sophomore...lettered three years in football, four in basketball, and four in baseball...standout basketball player, averaging 19.0 points and 10 rebounds as a senior, earning all-state honors and MVP honors of the league...played with teammate Derek Anderson (QB) for the Oregon Nike summer team in 2000.

PERSONAL:Born in Salem...son of Bill and Kathy Swancutt...his great grandfather, C.V. Langton, was the Dean of Health and Physical Education at OSU for many years...the on-campus health and human performance building, Langton Hall, is named after C.V...entered OSU with a 3.60 cumulative GPA...majored in business.

CAREER STATISTICS Year UT AT Total Sks-Yds TFL-Yds CF RC BrUp Int KB 2004 53 12 65 11.5-83 18-101 2 3 2 1 0 2003 36 9 45 11-73 17.5-84 3 0 2 0 2 2002 40 16 56 11.5-92 21-113 1 0 2 0 1 2001 11 4 15 3-22 3-22 0 0 0 0 0 Total 140 41 181 37-270 59.5-320 6 3 6 1 3

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