For players like Jimmie Swain IV (Lee’s Summit, Mo./Lee’s Summit, Mo.), saying academics are important in the recruiting process and actually believing it are two totally different things.
Swain, an outside linebacker with eight offers, said his decision ultimately will be made after taking his official visits. Along with trying to find his place and comfort level on the field, Swain is all about finding the best place to continue his education.
Swain, a player who recorded triple-digits in tackles, wants to pursue a degree in the business field, suggesting a possible double major in business administration and marketing. He also wants to minor in leadership.