LSU Gold
Position
Linebacker
Height
6'4
Weight
250
Class
Senior
Hometown
Douglasville, Ga.
High School
Chapel Hill HS
Previous School
Oregon
Experience
1L

Talented edge rusher who enters second season at LSU in 2024 … Explosive off the ball with a knack for finding his way into opposing backfields … Led the Tigers in quarterback hurries with 9 in 2023 … Spent 3 seasons at Oregon (2020-22) where he appeared in 30 games and recorded 35 tackles, 5.5 tackles for loss and 3.0 sacks … Had productive year in first season with the Tigers, recording 35 tackles and leading all LSU defensive linemen with 6.5 tackles for loss … 42 career appearances with 2 starts … 70 career tackles, 12.0 tackles for loss and 5.0 sacks … Highly-recruited prospect in the Class of 2020 … Earned Pac-12 Defensive Lineman of the Week for his performance in Oregon’s win over Ohio State in 2021 … Majoring in anthropology.

JUNIOR SEASON (2023 at LSU)
Appeared in 12 games with 1 start in his first season with the Tigers … Finished season with 35 tackles, 6.5 tackles for loss, 2.0 sacks, 5 pass breakups and a team-high 9 quarterback hurries … Had 5 tackles and a tackle for a 6-yard loss vs. Florida State in his LSU debut … Start came in a week 4 win at Mississippi State when he had 3 tackles, a quarterback hurry and a pass breakup … In win over Missouri, had a sack for a 26-yard loss on third-and-6 at the LSU 46-yard line with just over a minute left in game … Series resulted in a turnover on downs with LSU clinging to a 42-39 lead … Following week had a tackle for a 12-yard loss in win over Auburn … In first quarter vs. Florida, forced a fumble on a sack that was recovered by Javien Toviano … Had 5 tackles vs. Army and 4 against Georgia State .

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2022 at Oregon)
Played in 12 games with no starts for 9-3 Oregon … Recorded 8 tackles and 1.5 tackles for loss … Tallied a tackle for a 2-yard loss in win over Arizona … Recorded 2 tackles vs. Stanford and BYU.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2021 at Oregon)
Played in 11 of 14 games as a second-year freshman … First career start came in win over Ohio State … Finished with 24 total tackles, 14 solo tackles, 4.0 tackles-for-loss, 3.0 sacks, and a forced fumble … Played 354 total snaps, including 334 on defense … Opened season with 5 tackles and a sack for 14-yard loss vs. Fresno State … Played a key role in Oregon’s historic upset win over Ohio State in Ohio Stadium, tallying 5 tackles and adding a key sack in the fourth quarter that led to the game-sealing interception … Named the Pac-12 Defensive Lineman of the Week for his breakout performance … Notched his third sack of the season and forced a fumble for the first time in his career vs. UCLA … Against Washington State, had 3 tackles and a tackle for loss.

TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2020 at Oregon)
Appeared in all 7 of Oregon’s games as a true freshman during the pandemic-shortened 2020 season … Tallied 3 total tackles and a pass breakup … Assisted on first career tackle against UCLA … First career solo tackle vs. Oregon State … Made a solo tackle and broke up a pass in the Pac-12 Championship Game vs. USC.

HIGH SCHOOL
Consensus three-star prospect by ESPN, Rivals and 247Sports … Rated a top-5 strong-side defensive end in Georgia by Rivals and 247Sports … Ranked No. 18 nationally at strong-side defensive end and No. 45 overall in Georgia by 247Sports … No. 26 strong-side defensive end in the country and No. 55 overall prospect in Georgia according to Rivals … Graded as the No. 49 defensive end in the class by ESPN … PrepStar All-Southeast Region selection … A 4-year letterman at Chapel Hill High School … Named the Region 5-AAAA Co-Defensive Player of the Year as a senior … Named Douglas County Player of the Year … Recorded 10 sacks and 16 tackles for loss, making 79 tackles with 24 quarterback hurries … Made nine tackles, two for loss, with a sack and fumble recovery in a season-opening win over Newnan High School … On the Atlanta Journal Constitution Preseason All-State Team prior to senior year … First-team All-Region 5-AAAA selection as a junior … Named honorable mention all-state by the Atlanta Journal Constitution as a junior … Finished the year with 25 tackles for loss and eight sacks, making 78 tackles and forcing two fumbles … Recorded multiple tackles for loss in seven games, including three or more in six games … Had a season-high three sacks with nine tackles in a late-season win over LaGrange High School … Received 5-AAAA All-Region honorable mention recognition as a sophomore … Totaled 12 tackles for loss and six sacks, making 51 tackles … Made seven tackles with two sacks and four tackles for loss in a win over Sandy Creek High School … High school coach was Justin DeShon

BRADYN SWINSON’S CAREER HIGHS
Tackles: 5, 3x (Last: vs. Army, 2023) – LSU
Tackles for loss: 2 vs. Washington State, 2022 – Oregon
Sacks: 1, 5x (Last: Florida, 2023)

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