2011: Member of the UI squad.
2010: Member of the UI squad.
2009: Redshirted the 2009 season.
High School: Garnered first-team IHSFCA All-State honors in 2008 ... Was a consensus All-Conference selection as a senior on both the offensive and defensive line ... Bureau County Republican's Player of the Year ... Recorded 100 tackles and seven quarterback sacks as a senior ... Awarded academic All-State honors ... Earned three letters in football and one in track ... High school coach was Jeff Ohlson.
Personal: Full name is Nathaniel Peter Swanson ... Born Nov. 5, 1990 ... Son of Peter and Konnie Swanson ... Majoring in earth, society and environment.