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Get to Know Your Orange Man:#29 DB John Sweetwood

Another defensive back who will be a key practice player

NCAA Football: Virginia Tech at Syracuse Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports

Name: John Sweetwood

Position: Defensive Back

Year: (Redshirt) Freshman

Height: 6’0”

Weight: 190

Hometown: Montclair, N.J.

High School: Montclair Kimberly Academy

2018 Stats: Redshirt season

2019 Projections: The defensive backfield is pretty crowded so it seems like John will see scout team duty this season for the Syracuse Orange

How Did He Get Here?: His father Howard also attended Syracuse so it seems like that influenced the decision to attend.

What Did Recruiting Sites Say?: No ratings

Money Quote: From a high school petition to implement spring dress code early, John had this to add and as someone who dealt with twelve years of school dress code I nod in agreement.

“I hate dress code.”

Twitter feed: @john_sweetwood

Tweets of Wonder: I think most of us can relate to this one

What Movie Would Dino Recommend for Him?: Let’s go with “Analyze This”. The comedy stars Robert DeNiro as a mob boss and Billy Crystal as a psychiatrist who ends up treating him. The movie was partially filmed in Sweetwood’s home of Montclair.

Interesting Nugget O’Interest: John scored two defensive touchdowns during his high school career.

Let’s Get a Good Look Atcha: Let’s check out some of John’s HS baseball highlights