2006: Left Wake Forest ranked fourth on the career passes defended list with 33... broke up 14 passses as a senior, the fourth-most in a single season by a Demon Deacon... started 14 games at cornerback... led the team in passes break-ups and ranked second with four interceptions... his picks came against Connecticut, Liberty, Maryland and in the 2006 ACC Championship Game against Georgia Tech... the interception against the Yellow Jackets was the key turnover that set-up Wake Forest's game-winning field goal... made the play while defending former high school teammate and future first-round draft pick Calvin Johnson... ranked sixth on the team with 53 tackles, including 36 solo stops.
2005: Played in 10 games and started the final five against Boston College, NC State, Duke, Georgia Tech and Miami... saw action as the team's third cornerback until mid-season... moved into a starting role after Kevin Patterson missed the second half of the year after undergoing an appendectomy... finished the season with 37 tackles, sixth-most on the team... broke up six passes, intercepted two, forced a fumble and had one tackle for loss... ranked third on the team in pass break-ups and interceptions... was suspended for the season opener against Vanderbilt for a violation of team rules... had three tackles and a pass break-up at Nebraska... made four solo tackles against East Carolina... played against Maryland but did not record any stats... had a season-high seven tackles against Clemson with a forced fumble... made one tackle at Florida State.. intercepted a pass and broke up another at Boston College with six tackles, including one for loss... almost duplicated that performance the following week against NC State with six tackles, an interception and a pass break-up... made three tackles at Duke... tallied two pass break-ups at Georgia Tech with three tackles... broke up a pass against Miami and made two tackles.
2004: Played in all 11 games and started one game at cornerback... ranked third on the team with five pass break-ups... was Wake Forest's seventh-leading tackler with 49 stops... broke up two passes in the Boston College game to go with four tackles... had six tackles and a pass break-up against North Carolina... broke up a pass and recorded five tackles at Maryland... recorded a career-high eight tackles against Miami... had six stops at NC State... tallied five tackles in the Florida State game... made four tackles against North Carolina A&T, Virginia Tech and Duke... broke-up a pass at East Carolina with a pair of tackles... had one tackle at Clemson.
2003: The team's top freshman in terms of tackles... earned ACC All-Freshman honors by The Sporting News... appeared in all 12 games and had 41 stops... also had a knack for making the big plays, recording an interception, a fumble recovery as well as a forced fumble... also a major contributor on special teams... made one solo stop and a pass break-up in his collegiate debut at Boston College... had two tackles against NC State... tallied three tackles and recovered a late Boilermaker fumble versus Purdue... recorded four tackles, including three solo stops, against East Carolina... came up with his first career interception at Virginia... recorded two solo tackles off the bench against Georgia Tech... had three tackles at Duke... credited with six tackles and forced his first career fumble at Florida State... set a new career-high with seven tackles against Clemson... tied that mark with seven total tackles, four of which were solo stops, at North Carolina... recorded three tackles against Connecticut... saw action but did not record any stats against Maryland.
2002: Redshirted the season as a true freshman. Background: A three-year starter who played both cornerback and wide receiver for Sandy Creek HS... named one of the preseason top 11 seniors in Georgia by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution... tallied 63 tackles and four sacks his final season... finished his prep career with 17 picks... named All-Coweta/Fayette County First Team and Class AAAA all-state selection... a two-time all-region selection... coached by Rodney Walker... earned four letters in golf and three in track.
Personal: Majoring in religion... born April 20, 1984 in Atlanta, Ga.... son of Riley, Sr. and Jean Swanson... has one sister, Alison.
Career Statistics G-GS Tck TFL Sks Int PBU FR FF 2003 12-0 41 0 0 1/0 1 1 1 2004 11-1 47 0 0 0/0 5 0 0 2005 10-5 37 2/7 0 2/7 6 0 1 2006 14-14 54 2/4 0 4/32 14 0 0 Career 47-20 179 4/11 0 7/39 26 1 2