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#81 Drew Swinney

Drew Swinney - Football - Clemson University Athletics
Clemson, S.C.
High School:
D.W. Daniel HS
* - Redshirt

Walk-on and son of head coach Dabo Swinney who enters 2022 having caught six passes for 33 yards in 115 career offensive snaps over 26 games.

2021: Had a four-yard reception in 39 offensive snaps over nine games, also adding a four-yard punt return … caught a four-yard pass vs. SC State … returned a punt four yards vs. UConn.

2020: Played 40 snaps over five games, catching three passes for 18 yards … played five snaps in season debut at Wake Forest … caught two passes for six yards vs. The Citadel … caught a 12-yard pass at Georgia Tech.

2019: Caught two passes for 11 yards in 19 offensive snaps over eight games … gained 11 yards on his first career reception on a pass from Taisun Phommachanh vs. Charlotte … added a reception vs. Boston College.

2018: Played 17 snaps in four games while redshirting … made collegiate debut vs. NC State … also played vs. Louisville and vs. Duke … made postseason debut in Cotton Bowl vs. No. 3 Notre Dame.

Before Clemson: Had 41 receptions for 494 yards and five touchdowns along with six carries for 47 yards in his career … had 30 receptions for 405 yards and three touchdowns as a senior … had four punt returns for 32 yards as a senior … all-region as a senior … had two receiving touchdowns as a sophomore … team’s highest GPA award winner and won the Coach’s Award … Palmetto Fellow Scholar … lettered on the Daniel High School golf team under head coach Robert Ricketts as a sophomore and junior, then played baseball as a senior … coached by Jeff Fruster at Daniel High School.

Personal: His father, Dabo Swinney, is Clemson’s head coach … his brother, Will, is a wide receiver on the Clemson football team … born Jan. 23, 2000 … majoring in marketing … three-time ACC Honor Roll selection (2018-20).