Former Tennessee Volunteers WR Jayson Swain to Speak at the 10th Annual SportsFest!

104-5 The Zone is excited to have former Tennessee Volunteers Wide Receiver and current host of “The Swain Event” Jayson Swain as a guest speaker at the 10th annual SportsFest at Nissan Stadium on Saturday, March 30th!

Swain, a native of Chicago, Illinois, went to high school in Huntsville, Alabama, where he was widely considered one of the most sought-after football recruits in the nation. By his senior year, he was a 4-star Wide Receiver and consistently ranked among the Top 50 players in the Class of 2003. He also started in the 2003 U.S. Army All-American Bowl and caught two touchdown passes.

Jayson Swain arrived at the University of Tennessee in 2003 and played for the Volunteers from 2003-06. Throughout his four years in Knoxville, he started a total of 23 games, including all 13 games his Senior year, and racked up a total of 126 catches for 1,721 yards and 10 touchdowns. During his Senior year, Swain had a career-high 49 catches for 688 yards and 6 touchdowns and helped lead Tennessee to a 9-4 record with a ranking of #25 in the final AP Poll.

Jayson Swain’s career mark of 126 receptions ranks 6th all-time in UT history and his 1,721 receiving yards are good for 13th all-time in UT history. Swain went undrafted in the 2007 NFL Draft but signed a contract  with the Chicago Bears as an undrafted rookie free agent a day later.

Currently, Jayson Swain is the host of “The Swain Event”, which is a morning sports talk show in Knoxville, Tennessee that broadcasts online and through iPhone and Android applications.

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