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Football: Bennett Swygert

Bennett Swygert

  Offensive Coordinator / Quarterbacks
  Alma Mater: Western Carolina, '06
  E-mail: bennett.swygert
  Office Phone: 321-5143

Bennett Swygert is in his first season as offensive coordinator and third season at Newberry College.

He served as running backs coach in his first two seasons and coached John Gadson to a first team all-SAC season in 2011.

As a high school coach at Fort Dorchester, the team was conference co-champions in 2010 and Swygert coached a Rivals Top 100 quarterback. He also coached a North/South all-star quarterback in 2008. Swygert was on the Summerville HS state championship team in 1998 and was an all-state, All-American and Shrine Bowl quarterback in 2000.

As a player, He was the starting quarterback at Western Carolina in 2004 and 2006.

Swygert is engaged to Newberry College director of spirit and head cheerleading coach Lindsey Barwick and is the son of 2012 Newberry Athletic Hall of Fame inductee and current defensive volunteer assistant Dennis Swygert.