|Hometown:||Traverse City, Mich.|
|High School:||St. Francis|
2013: A quick, game-changing force at defensive end in his first season on the active roster…Led the team with 8 sacks and ranked second on the team with 10 ½ tackles-for-loss…Finished 12th in the GLIAC in tackles-for-loss…Led the team with 3 quarterback hurries…Had 3 or more total tackles in 8 games last season, with a season-high of 5 each against 2013 NCAA playoff team Saginaw Valley State… Named the team’s Defensive Player of the Week a team-best three times, on Sept. 23, Oct. 28 and Nov. 18… Winner of the Big Stick Award on Sept. 30.
2012: Redshirted as a true freshman…Named the team’s Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week Sept. 8.
High School: High school teammate of fellow 2012 Charger freshmen Seth Kellicut and Marc Stein…Named First-Team All-State and All-Region…Was a team defensive captain for the Gladiators…Team’s defensive MVP…Was selected for the MHSFCA East/West All-Star Game…Named to the school’s honor roll and was named Student of the Month…Related to Rachel Swaffer, a Hillsdale College graduate…Born October 20, 1993…Parents are Fred and Cathy.