Top JUCO LB prospect Swain commits to USF

One of the Bulls top JUCO linebacker prospects Rahmon Swain out of Butler CC took a trip to see what USF had to offer and and committed to new head Coach Willie Taggart shortly after his visit.

This past weekend USF hosted several JUCO prospects for Coach Willie Taggarts first weekend on the job.

One of those was Rahmon Swain, a sophomore at Butler County (Kan.) Community College, who was the top JUCO prospect on the Bulls board. He enjoyed his visit so much, he committed to Coach Taggart shortly after said his teammate and new Bulls commit Torrel Saffold.

"He really enjoyed his visit, saw an opportunity to play and made his choice to play there," said Saffold. "We both completely loved the trip, and can't wait to get down there and be Bulls!"

Butler defensive coordinator Tim Schaffner said the future Bull is excited to play down in Tampa and to help raise the Bulls to a higher level.

"He is excited about going there and being closer to home," said Schaffner. He's also excited about helping to build a program like we have here at Butler."

As a sophomore, the 6-foot-2, 225 pound linebacker had 83 total tackles, 33 solo, 8 tackles-for-a-loss, 4.5 sacks, 3 forced fumbles, 2 fumbles recovered, and 4 pass break-ups. As a freshman Swain injured his PCL at the end of last season, but in 10 games made 52 tackles, 3 sacks, 9 tackles for loss, 1 forced fumble, and 3 pass deflections. Schaffner said the Bulls are getting a good one in Swain

"He's been a great player and leader for us the past 2 seasons," said Schaffner. "He will bring energy and passion to the Bulls defense. He and Torrel will be missed next season."

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