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ERIK SWOOPE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Colts Countdown to Kickoff: No. 86 Erik Swoope

Normally when a team signs an undrafted free agent, there isn’t much of a ripple effect. But when the Indianapolis Colts signed undrafted free agent Erik Swoope out of the University of Miami last month, there was a significant blip on the radar screen.Swoope has never played organized football before—at any level. At Miami, the 6’5”, 220-pound power forward spent four years...
Via Pro Football Spot
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts Rumors: Erik Swoope exceeds Indianapolis' expectations

Colts new TE Erik Swoope has been progressing more than the team expected him to.#169365246 / gettyimages.comThe former Miami Hurricanes basketball player, Erik Swoope, was signed by the Colts shortly after the NFL draft. He entered the draft this offseason, and due to his rawness, he went un-drafted. The Colts then came along and signed him, giving him a shot at the NFL.As Colts...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

From the Hard Courts to the Gridiron

The NFL Draft has come and gone, but that did not keep the Colts from looking to continue improving their roster. Indianapolis is hoping to follow in the footsteps of the Kansas City Chiefs, New Orleans Saints, and San Diego Chargers with their newest acquisition Erik Swoope out of Miami. Much like: Antonio Gonzalez, Jimmy Graham, and Tony Gates, Swoope spent his collegiate career...
Via cover32 - Colts
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts sign Miami U basketball player who has never played football

The Indianapolis Colts have taken a flier on Erik Swoope, signing him as an undrafted free agent to play tight end. The catch? Swoope, a former basketball player for the Miami Hurricanes, has never played organized football in his life. The Colts hope they have found the next Jimmy Graham or Antonio Gates, who both came from basketball backgrounds and became freakish impact players...
Via Sports-Kings
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Erik Swoope's first organized football will be as a member of the Indianapolis Colts

Most NFL prospects first donned shoulder pads and a helmet while playing for a local youth league team or for their high school. Erik Swoope's first football practice will be at a slightly higher level. Swoope, a power forward on the University of Miami's basketball team the past four years, signed with the Indianapolis Colts as an undrafted free agent Saturday night and...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Miami Hurricanes Basketball Player Erik Swoope Worth Using a Draft Pick On?

Finding the diamond in the rough; the untapped superstar is something NFL teams are always trying to do. It's not easy to do of course, but sometimes you can roll the dice with a person that fits the right prototype. With the success that some basketball players have had in the NFL (Tony Gonzalez, Jimmy Graham, Julian Thomas) it certainly isn't a bad idea to look towards...
Via FatManWriting
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Basketball Player Erik Swoope To Enter NFL Draft

When you’re reminded of Jimmy Graham’s success on a daily, you can probably figure out a reason to just go for it. Erik Swoope just completed his senior season as a forward with the Miami Hurricanes basketball team, but instead of heading to the Portsmouth Invitational,  Swoope will jump into the NFL draft, ESPN reports. I’m excited to enter my name in the NFL Draft and...
Via Thacover2
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Erik Swoope Declares for NFL Draft

The University of Miami confirmed that Erik Swoope declared for the NFL Draft on Tuesday. Swoope played four years as a forward on the Miami Hurricanes basketball team and this year, emerged as a senior leader. Last Thursday, he had a workout with the Denver Broncos at Greentree Practice Fields on the Miami campus. He would be following in the footsteps of former Hurricane Jimmy...
Via CaneInsider
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

'Canes basketball player Erik Swoope declares for NFL Draft

Former University of Miami power forward Erik Swoope announced his attention to enter the NFL Draft and pursue a professional football career via Twitter on Tuesday afternoon. Last week, Swoope worked out for a Denver Broncos scout at the Greentree Practice Fields. He projects as a tight end or wide receiver. Denver already has a basketball-turned-football player on its team -- Pro...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Erik Swoope leads Miami past Virginia Tech in ACC tourney

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) -- Erik Swoope scored 14 points and hit the go-ahead basket with 2:42 left to help Miami beat Virginia Tech 57-53 in Wednesday's first round of the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament. Rion Brown scored 15 points to lead the 10th-seeded Hurricanes (17-15), who hit four free throws in the final 8 seconds to hang on against the last-place Hokies (9-22). Miami...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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