Nittany Lions Host Senior Day on Saturday Versus Badgers
Evan Schwan continues to work hard to emerge as another playmaker in the talented and deep defensive end corps. He has excellent physical attributes and the drive and desire that are vital to succeed on the defensive line. A standout at Central Dauphin High School, Schwan is among 17 returning Nittany Lions from Central Pennsylvania.
2013 (Sophomore Season)
In his first season on the field, Schwan played in five games. He recorded four tackles, including 0.5 tackles for loss. In his first career game, he made a pair of stops against Eastern Michigan. Schwan added a solo hit in the Big Ten-opener at Indiana and had a stop at No. 4 Ohio State.
2012 (Freshman Season)
Schwan garnered all-state honors for Coach Glen McNamee at Central Dauphin High School. As a senior in 2011, he was instrumental in leading the Rams to their first PIAA Class AAAA state championship. A team captain, Schwan recorded 72 tackles and 16.5 sacks as a senior and earned first-team All-Mid-Penn Conference accolades. Schwan was a member of the squad's "leadership team." He was invited to play in the 2012 Big 33 Classic. Schwan missed the majority of his junior season with injuries.
Full name is Evan Schwan. He is the son of Dale and Kathleen Schwan, and has one older brother, Branden, and one older sister, Alexandra. His father was a first-team All-Big Ten guard at Purdue, earning letters from 1977-79. He enjoys playing guitar and video games in his spare time. Schwan plans to major in management or finance with plans of becoming a financial manager. Born June 28, 1994 in Media, Pa.