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Four-star recruit Swain picks Oregon

Updated: 2014-01-06T04:51:32Z


The Kansas City Star

Sunday evening, Olathe North linebacker Jimmie Swain announced that he will play college ball at the University of Oregon. The announcement came on Fox Sports 1 during the second quarter of the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl.

Swain, a four-star prospect according to ESPN and, led Olathe North with 92 tackles and 11 for loss this season. The Eagles finished the year with a 7-4 record and loss in the state sectionals.

Prior to announcing his decision, he narrowed his choices to Oregon and Texas A&M. Swain is the 17th player to commit to Oregon’s class of 2014 and the only linebacker.

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