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Pat Swilling Biography
Pat Swilling was born October 25, 1964 in Toccoa, Georgiaand is a former linebacker in the NFL for the New Orleans Saints and a delegatein the Louisiana House of Representatives. He earned five Pro Bowl appearances.
The New Orleans Saints fielded fierce defenses in 1991 and 1992, led by one ofthe best linebacker units in the history of the league. In 1991, Swilling had17 sacks and was named NFL Defensive Player of the Year. In 1992, linebackersRickey Jackson, Vaughan Johnson, Sam Mills, and Swilling, also known as theDome Patrol, all played in the Pro Bowl, and the Saints led the league inquarterback sacks. Despite its tenacious defense, the team lost in the firstround each time it made the playoffs.
Swilling was traded to the Detroit Lions in 1993 for draftpicks. In order to sign Swilling Detroit had to unretire thelegendary Joe Schmidts number 56. In his first year with Detroit he made it tohis fifth and final Pro Bowl. The Detroit Lions qualified for the playoffs inboth of Swilling's seasons with the team, being eliminated each time, in thefirst round, by the Green Bay Packers. Swilling finished his career with 107.5sacks.
Swilling lost all six playoff games he played in; no otherplayer in NFL history has more losses without a win.
Swilling was elected to the Louisiana State House ofRepresentatives from New Orleans in 2001 and served one term. He had stated aninterest in seeking the position of sheriff of Orleans Parish.
On April 30, 2009, Swilling was elected to the CollegeFootball Hall of Fame. He is currently a real estate developer in New Orleans.His son, Pat Swilling, Jr. received a full-ride scholarship to play basketballat Saint Joseph's University, but left the team and university on February 19,2011 after being suspended from the team.
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