Former Brother Martin star Pat Swilling, Jr. will leave St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia after just one season with the Hawks of the Atlantc 10 Conference.
Swilling is expected to continue his college basketball career with a transfer to either Central Florida or Louisiana Tech.
As a true freshman, Swilling played in 23 games off the bench, averaging 11.5 minutes per game. Swilling averaged 1.4 points, 1.1 assists and 0.9 rebounds per game, making just 11-of-49 field goals (22%), 5-of-27 from three-point range (18.5%) and 6-of-15 free throws (40%).
The 6'3, 210-pound Swilling led Brother Martin to the state 5A championship in 2010, averaging 18.1 points per game and was named Most Valuable Player of the championship game victory over Scotlandville.
Swilling's father, Pat Swilling, Sr., was a four-time Pro Bowl player for the New Orleans Saints from 1986-1992 and was the NFL Defensive Player of Year in 1991, when he recorded a league-leading 17 sacks as part of the famed "Dome Patrol" corps of linebackers, including NFL Hall of Famer Rickey Jackson, Vaughan Johnson and the late Sam Mills. He was inducted into the Saints Hall of Fame in 2000.
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