Basketball player Swoope enters NFL draft

Canes forward declares for NFL


CORAL GABLES, Fla. – Canes basketball player Erik Swoope is going to take a shot at the NFL.

Swoope made the announcement on his twitter page on Tuesday.

The 6-5, 220 pound power forward never played a down for the University of Miami football team.

He also didn't play football in high school.

Swoope is trying to follow in the footsteps of Jimmy Graham.

Graham was a Canes basketball player who ended up being a prominent NFL tight end.

However, Graham did play a season for the Canes football team.

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