UC Davis visits Wildcats on Saturday at 11 a.m. (Pacific) in Ogden, Utah
UC Davis set to kickoff at
Aggies and Wolf Pack meet for 6 p.m. kickoff for the first time since 1989
2002: Co-winner (with Dan Elbanna) of team's MIKE WISE AWARD for outstanding freshman... Appeared in all 12 games, finishing 2nd on team with 491 rushing yards on 106 carries... Scored 6 total TDs (5 rush, 1 receiving)... Compiled season bests of 31 carries and 178 yards in rainy regular-season finale at Western Washington... Voted as team's co-Offensive Player of the Week (along with Elihu Vann) for that game... Combined with Vann for 310 rushing yards, a school single-game record for a tandem... Made lone start the following weekend in NCAA first round at Central Washington, scoring a pair of TDs... First collegiate TD was a 5-yarder in 4th quarter at Grand Valley State... Named as team's Offensive Player of the Week after opener with Lakers... Scored all 5 rushing TDs in road games... Lone receiving TD was a 24-yarder from Ryan Flanigan vs. North Dakota State.
LAGUNA CREEK HS '01: Three-year captain and team MVP... Earned first team All-Delta League honors... Scholar-Athlete honoree by the Sacramento Chapter of the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame... Named second team all-city as a kick returner by the Sacramento Bee in 2000.
PERSONAL: Born Oct. 19, 1983 in Sacramento, Calif.... Mechanical engineering major... Parents are O.J. & Lesa Swanigan... Full name is Orintheo James Swanigan... Lists Emmitt Smith as his sports hero, his parents as non-sports heroes... Says he would change his sport by allowing just running, no passing... Career highlight was scoring four touchdowns in one game.