October 5, 1985 |
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight:||201 lb (91 kg)|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career highlights and awards|
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Sam Swank (born October 5, 1985) is a former American football placekicker. After playing college football for Wake Forest, he was signed by the Philadelphia Eagles as an undrafted free agent in 2009.
After redshirting as a true freshman in 2004, Swank was a four-year starter at placekicker for Wake Forest and usually handled punting duties, as well. As a sophomore in 2006, Swank was voted ACC Championship Game's Most Valuable Player, scoring all nine points in Wake Forest's 9–6 victory over Georgia Tech. Swank finished his career as the all-time leading scorer at Wake Forest with 337 points, setting school records with 71 field goals and 124 career PATs.
New York Giants
After spending the 2009 season out of football, Swank was signed to a future contract by the New York Giants on January 6, 2010. He was waived on June 11.
Swank was signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars on August 9, 2011. He was waived on August 25. He was re-signed following the 2011 season on April 16, 2012. He was waived again on April 27.
- "Hartford Colonials Game Notes". oursportscentral.com. November 8, 2010. Retrieved 2010-11-11.