Travis Swanson has seen just about everything during his time in college, from a BCS bowl game to the depths of the Southeastern Conference.
The Arkansas center's career will come to an end on Friday when the struggling Razorbacks (3-8, 0-7 SEC) close out their season at No. 15 LSU.
Swanson will make his 50th straight start, a streak that encompasses the entirety of his playing...
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Travis Swanson has seen what it's like when a team loses its confidence, most notably last year when Arkansas' season collapsed under the wake of fallout from the Bobby Petrino scandal.
The Razorbacks center refuses to believe this is one of those seasons.
Arkansas will have its next chance to prove Swanson correct when it hosts No. 14 South Carolina (4-1, 2-1 Southeastern...
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October 11, 2013
Arkansas sent captains Travis Swanson, Robert Thomas, Kiero Small and Chris Smith to the interview room after a short Sunday workout as the Hogs hit game week.
Arkansas senior center Travis Swanson (6-5, 315) has put himself in position for many individual accolades, but as the Razorbacks get ready to start practice on Monday he is thinking about team goals first and foremost.
(Eds: Updates throughout. With AP Photos.) By KURT VOIGT AP Sports Writer Travis Swanson's ascent to captain at Arkansas began well before last year's scandal-ridden spring and subsequent fall collapse.
How the center handled the turmoil off the field, however, may just prove to be the defining moment of a playing career that is among the school's best.
A core group...
The Arkansas Razorbacks have been waiting to see their new football locker room all summer — today, they finally got to check it out. Here is a video of the players entering the locker room for the first time, courtesy of lineman Travis Swanson:
Panoramic of the new razorback locker room pic.twitter.com/M28gcPkwdR
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Hoping to get a...
Arkansas stars Travis Swanson and Chris Smith are named to the preseason All-SEC first team while fellow senior Zach Hocker is tabbed the third-team kicker, but the Razorbacks are picked to finish last in the Western Division.
On May 20, the Rimington Trophy committee released the 2013 Spring Watch List. The Rimington Trophy is awarded annually to the "Most Outstanding Center in NCAA Division I-A College Football". With 44 players listed, there is a good chance that your favorite center is on it, but Conference USA still failed to have a player named on the watch, despite being a 14 team conference...
The focus might be on quarterback play, but the center of attention this spring might be the play of center Travis Swanson. He's the anchor of an improving offensive line, solid Saturday in the Red-White game Saturday in Reynolds Razorback Stadium.
Travis Swanson wasn't sure what to expect from John L. Smith.
The Arkansas center sat in the Broyles Center meeting room on April 23 with the rest of his teammates, already aware that Smith had been hired to replace Bobby Petrino as head coach.
Swanson had seen Smith, who had served as an assistant coach for the past three seasons before leaving four months earlier to become...
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August 10, 2012