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Thursday, April 30, 2009
Swilling selected to College Hall of Fame

By Pat Yasinskas

Posted by's Pat Yasinskas

Former New Orleans linebacker Pat Swilling has been elected to the 2009 College Football Hall of Fame.

Swilling helped rebuild the program at Georgia Tech during the mid-1980s. He joined the Saints in 1985 and was named to five Pro Bowls. Swilling also was the NFL Defensive Player of the Year in 1991. He was inducted into the New Orleans Saints Hall of Fame in 2000.