A total of 71 Fresno State student-athletes were honored as part of a league-record 623 Mountain West scholar athletes.
43 Fresno State student-athletes earned 2012 Fall Academic All-Mountain West honors.
2012 (Freshman): Named to the 2012 Mountain West Academic All-Conference team and received the 2012-13 Mountain West Scholar-Athlete Award ... handled the kickoff duties all season long ... had 25 touchbacks on 88 kickoffs (28.4 percent of the time) ... recorded two tackles on the year.
High School: Named first-team All-State by scouts.com, second-team All-State by Maxpreps.com and third-team All-State via ESPN.com ... averaged 46.8 yards per punt, which was second best in Calif. and registered fifth best in the nation ... was nine for 12 in field goal attempts, including an Inland Empire league record 60-yard long field goal ... named team MVP and team captain ... scholar athlete all four years of high school.
Personal: Born June 24 in Riverside, Calif. ... son of Roland and Jackie Swanson ... has one brother, Ian ... biology major.