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 Karl Swanke
Karl Swanke
Position:
Football, Track and Field

Karl Swanke '80

- An outstanding offensive lineman in football, he excelled as both a tackle and center and started 33 consecutive games.

- He played in the Blue-Gray All-Star Games as a senior.

- Was 1980 BIG EAST Conference champion in both shot put and discus and won the 1980 New England indoor shot put championship with a school record throw of 57' 4-3/4''.

- After receiving his degree in physics, he played seven seasons with the National Football League's Green Bay Packers, where he started 63 games as an offensive tackle and center. He was the Packer's "Man of the Year" in 1985.

- Inducted into the Boston College Varsity Club Athletic Hall of Fame in 1994.