November 17, 2012; Ann Arbor, MI, USA; Iowa Hawkeyes helmets on the sideline during the game against the Michigan Wolverines at Michigan Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

Illinois Football Recruiting: Ben Swanton Visits Iowa


2015 offensive guard Ben Swanton unofficially visited the Iowa Hawkeyes on February 22nd.

He currently does not have a single offer. However, one team that could show serious interest in Swanton is the Wisconsin Badgers.

Swanton is a 6’0″, 250 pound offensive guard from De Forest, Wisconsin. He is currently a sophomore at De Forest High School.

The De Forest Norskies made it to the Division 2 Wisconsin State Playoffs.

They lost to Waunakee High School, 7-34, in their second round game.

There are no rankings for this recruit by 247Sports.

Swanton has visited Princeton, Michigan State, Michigan, Minnesota, Illinois, Kansas, and Iowa. He is scheduled to unofficially visit the Northwestern Wildcats on March 2nd.

For Illinois, Swanton is being recruited by head coach, Tim Beckman.

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