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Four-star recruit Swain picks Oregon

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

By KATHLEEN GIER

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 Scout.com, 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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