Sports 12 Rewind Legends: Tyrone Swoopes

Published: Jun. 3, 2020 at 9:32 PM CDT
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The Whitewright Tigers had a multi-talented athlete when Tyrone Swoopes was running the show.

You knew when they came out of the tunnel that the towering Swoopes was a guy that everyone wanted to see. The talented Tigers quarterback was the number 2 recruit in the nation. He threw for almost 4000 yards with 41 touchdowns in his career and rushed for over 5300 yards with 73 touchdowns on the ground.

He was a multi-sport athlete, a great basketball player, where he helped the Tigers get deep into the playoffs. He was also a standout in track. He played college football at the University of Texas where he started several games.

Swoopes has recently been playing for the Seattle Seahawks in the NFL.

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