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    Garrett Swanson
    Garrett Swanson

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Riverside, Calif.

    High School:
    Martin Luther King HS

    Height / Weight:
    6-0 / 217

    Position:
    K/P

    Experience:
    3rd

    07/22/2014

    'Dogs Picked to Win MW West Division, Five Named Preseason All-Conference

    In the second season of divisional play for the conference, Fresno State is picked to win the West

    07/16/2014

    Fifty Bulldogs Selected as Mountain West Scholar-Athletes

    Fresno State's soccer and volleyball soccer squads led the way with six and five honors, respectively.

    07/09/2014

    Garrett Swanson Named to Ray Guy Award Watch List

    Award honors the nation's top punter

    07/08/2014

    Fifty Bulldogs Selected as Mountain West Scholar-Athletes

    Fresno State's soccer and volleyball soccer squads led the way with six and five honors, respectively.

    06/24/2013

    71 Bulldogs Named 2012-13 MW Scholar Athletes

    A total of 71 Fresno State student-athletes were honored as part of a league-record 623 Mountain West scholar athletes.

    Garrett-Swanson-Bio-2014
    Last updated on July 15, 2014

    2013 (Sophomore): Honorable mention All-Mountain West selection ... named to the Mountain West All-Academic team and to the 2013-14 Mountain West Scholar-Athlete for having a 3.5 or higher cumulative GPA ... punted 53 times for an average of 43.1 yards per punt, which ranked fourth in the Mountain West ... helped Fresno State net 40.7 yards per punt on the season, which led the Mountain West and ranked No. 8 in the FBS ... registered nine punts of 50 or more yards with a long punt of 69 yards in the Las Vegas Bowl vs. USC ... that 69-yard punt was the longest in a bowl game in Fresno State history, the longest in the history of the Las Vegas Bowl and the second longest in a bowl game in Mountain West history ... of his 53 punts, 14 were downed inside the 20-yard line (26.4 percent), 26 were fair caught (49.1 percent), only three went for touchbacks (5.7 percent) and just nine were returned (17 percent) for an average of only 3.0 yards ... had eight kickoffs on the season, all in the Nov. 9 game at Wyoming, and six of the eight went for touchbacks ... also served as the teams holder on PAT and field goals.

    2012 (Freshman): Named to the 2012 Mountain West All-Academic 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 Scout.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 California and registered fifth-best in the nation ... was 9-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 ... kinesiology-exercise science major.


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