Brett Swain (American football)
Swain with the Packers in August 2011
|Date of birth:||June 21, 1985|
|Place of birth:||Asheville, North Carolina|
|Height:||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight:||200 lb (91 kg)|
|College:||San Diego State|
|NFL draft:||2008 / Round: 7 / Pick: 217|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 15, 2011|
Brett Andrew Swain (born June 21, 1985) is an American football wide receiver He was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the seventh round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He won Super Bowl XLV with the Packers, beating the Pittsburgh Steelers. He played college football at San Diego State. He last played for the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League.
Swain played four seasons at San Diego State. As a senior in 2007, he led his team by recording 58 receptions for 973 yards and 5 touchdowns. In 2006 he started a season for the first time and recorded 47 catches for 528 yards and scored twice. He also had 7 carries for 35 yards, though did not record a touchdown. He was an All-Mountain West Conference wide receiver his senior year.
Green Bay Packers
Swain was drafted by the Packers in the seventh round of the 2008 NFL Draft. On July 23 it was announced that the Packers signed him to a contract. He was later cut then signed to the team's practice squad. He was re-signed to a future contract following the end of the season. He played in Super Bowl XLV in the Packers 31-25 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers.
On August 28, 2011, Swain was waived by Green Bay.
San Francisco 49ers
He signed with the San Francisco 49ers on October 11, 2011. He appeared in the playoff game when they defeated the New Orleans Saints. Swain was released on August 31, 2012 and did not play in the NFL for the 2012-2013 season.
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