U. of Tulsa’s Swilling to play football

Question of the Day

Is it still considered bad form to talk politics during a social gathering?

View results

TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Former University of Tulsa basketball player Pat Swilling Jr. has joined the TU football team as a walk-on.

Swilling is the son of former NFL linebacker Pat Swilling Sr. and is expected to be an H-back for the Golden Hurricane. He has one year of eligibility remaining.

Swilling Jr. told the Tulsa World (http://bit.ly/1lnYZwZ ) that he recently spent several weeks at a football training facility and that he had multiple football scholarship offers after playing linebacker in high school - but chose basketball instead.

Swilling missed the final 11 games of TU’s 2013-14 season while under investigation for sexual assault.

He was cleared by both police and the university of all allegations.

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Get Adobe Flash player