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Swann leads young DB troop

Rising sophomore knows playbook and CB roles well, thanks to Boykin

Updated: March 23, 2012, 9:54 AM ET
By David Ching | DawgNation
ATHENS, Ga. -- Malcolm Mitchell is not the only rising sophomore who envisioned playing both offense and defense when he arrived last year at Georgia.
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Todd Kirkland/Icon SMIMalcolm Mitchell is one of the young athletes that will be asked to help in the secondary in 2012.
Because of the attrition in Georgia's secondary, cornerback Damian Swann knows his aspirations to play a Brandon Boykin-like role on offense are on hold.

"We need all hands on deck at DB, so that's going to be my main craft right now," Swann said.