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Corey J. Swinson (December 15, 1969 – September 10, 2013) was an American football defensive tackle. After playing his college football at Hampton University, Swinson spent one season with the NFL's St. Louis Rams in 1995. He was originally drafted in the seventh round of the 1995 NFL Draft by the Miami Dolphins, but only spent pre-season on their roster.

Corey Swinson
No. 64
Position:Defensive tackle
Personal information
Born:(1969-12-15)December 15, 1969
Bay Shore, New York
Died:September 10, 2013(2013-09-10) (aged 43)
Bay Shore, New York
Height:6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight:334 lb (151 kg)
Career information
High school:Bay Shore (NY)
College:Hampton
NFL Draft:1995 / Round: 7 / Pick: 233
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Returning to Long Island after his short NFL career, Swinson was a coach at his alma mater Bay Shore High School.[1] A lifelong resident of Bay Shore, New York, Swinson died on September 10, 2013, of natural causes.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ex-NFL Lineman Corey Swinson Watches Over His Alma Mater". Archived from the original on June 23, 2011. Retrieved 2011-08-16.
  2. ^ "Corey Swinson, ex-NFL player from Bay Shore, dies". Newsday. September 12, 2013.