Louisville receiver Swigert hitting recruiting stride


Bobby Swigert was a second team All-Ohio selection on defense last season but projects as a receiver in college

Louisville receiver Bobby Swigert was offered this week by one of the top programs in the Big Ten and
plans to attend camp this summer at two of the top schools in the

We have more on Swigert as his recruiting really starts to heat up.

Things are starting to come together for Louisville wide receiver Bobby Swigert.


(6-1, 175, 4.45) is rated as Ohio’s No. 45 prospect by Ohio High
magazine. He is gathering an impressive collection of scholarship
offers, including Colorado, Indiana, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati and various
MAC schools.


This past week, Michigan added to that list by offering.


was real pumped about it,” Swigert said. “It arrived at my school. They
sent a fax through at my school. (UM assistant) Bruce Tall has been
recruiting me.”


is not ready to make a commitment, however. In fact, he is planning to
attend a couple of camps during the month of June.


offensive coordinator) Jim Bollman came to my school and watched one of
my baseball games,” Swigert said. “They have said they want me to come
to their camp and if I perform well they could offer me.”


Swigert said he could attend the first OSU advanced camp, set for June 11. He also wants to see where he stands with Notre Dame.


Brian Polian has been recruiting me,” he said. “My coach is letting me
go to Ohio State and one other one so the schedule doesn’t get to be
too much. I think I will also go to Notre Dame. Once my baseball season
is done, I want to go and see some places.”


was among the recruits in attendance at Ohio State on April 25, when
OSU set a national collegiate spring football game record with a crowd
of 95,722.


“It was crazy to see 95,000 people at the spring game,” Swigert said. “The team looked good. It’s always exciting to be there.


can see how much everybody cares about Ohio State. There are kids from
Florida who pick it over Florida State and the schools down there
because of the atmosphere and the campus.”


OSU’s track record of producing top flight receivers is also intriguing for Swigert.


is definitely appealing with all of the great receivers they’ve had,”
he said. “It’s like a machine the way they have pumped out great


was a second-team All-Ohio pick in Division II as a junior. He had 58
catches for 732 yards and six touchdowns on the year.


think I do a good job of doing something with the ball after I catch
it,” Swigert said. “I think I do a good job of making people miss.”


Swigert is in good shape academically with a 3.98 GPA and a 23 on the ACT. He will retake the test in June.


Here is video of Swigert in action as a junior:



is an assessment of Swigert by Mark Porter of ScoutingOhio.com:


shows good runs strength, vision and balance after the catch and can
make defenders miss in the open field.  Great hands and attacks the ball at its highest point.

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