Arkansas State has gotten clearance from the NCAA for a junior college linebacker who joined the team late in August to play this week. Paul Swanson is a 6-1 210-pound non-traditional student who had a stint in the military before playing at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa, California. He is listed with 4.5 speed. Click here for his Yahoo Rivals.com profile.
He reportedly wears number 44, and as of this post is not on the roster on the A-State website. Word on the street is he’ll get action at linebacker against Missouri State, and he’s actually run with the first team defense some this week in practice.
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