D.J. Swearinger was born on September 1, 1991. He is a strong salvation who is a free agent. He began playing football in South Carolina College, was recruited by Houston Texas in the second round of the 2013 NFL Draft and played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Arizona Cardinals, and the Washington Redskins.
Swearinger had attended Greenwood High School, Greenwood, South Carolina, where he began his career with former South Carolina Gamecock football colleague Kelcy Quarles and Washington Redskins’ teammate Josh Norman. As a runner-up to the Greenwood Eagles football team, he set a record by running 400 yards and picking up 68 tackles and five interceptions as a sophomore. He has 516 yards and nine goals with 93 tackles and interceptions as a junior. As a senior, he had rushed for 904 yards and 12 touchdowns and won 20 passes for 210 yards as a far receiver. He also picked up 77 tackles, broke eight passes and made two mistakes as a strong safety. He was later named the All-State Second Choice Team by The State. He was invited to play in the Game Shrine of Carolinas Shrine, where he performed interception.
From South Carolina, Swearinger is voted the second or third round by the majority of NFL experts and scouts. He received an invitation to combine the NFL and complete all joint training sessions and required positions. On March 27, 2013, he attended Pro-Day, South Carolina, with Marcus Lattimore, Devin Taylor, Ace Sanders, T.J. Johnson, Justice Cunningham, DeVonte Holloman, Akeem Auguste, and ten other interested parties. Team representatives and scouts from 31 NFL teams were present when Swearinger decided to run a 40-page (4.65), a 20-page (2.68) and a 10-sided (1.52 ) along with running perform position training. NFLDraftScout.com rated it the fourth best safety-free draft in the draft, the fourth-best safety from NFL analyst Mike Mayock and Sports Illustrated’s fifth-best safety prospect.
Swearinger had an impressive career in the 2-defeat on Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts. He had to intercept the quarterback Andrew Luck twice to say goodbye to a 2-pass sweep. Six weeks later, in a 20:13 victory against the New York Giants, Swearinger has another Interception 2 performance, the second this season. Swearinger was then selected to replace the 2019 Pro Bowl after leading and defending the Redskins in Interception (four) (10). On December 24, Swearinger was released from the Redskins after giving critical comments to the team’s defense coordinator, Greg Manusky.