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Dabo Swinney

Facts of Dabo Swinney

Full Name: Dabo Swinney
Gender: Female
Profession: American college football coach
Country: United States
Height: 6 feet 1 inches (1.85m)
MarriedKathleen Bassett
Net Worth$20 million
Salary$9.3 million
EducationUniversity of Alabama
FatherErvil Swinney
MotherCarol McIntosh
SiblingsHenry ‘Tripp’ Swinney III
KidsWill, Drew and Clay
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William Christopher “Dabo” Swinney aka Dabo Swinney (born on 20th November 1969 in Birmingham, Alabama, the United States) is an American college football coach. Meanwhile, he is the head football coach at Clemson University. Moreover, he won a two-time National Championship in 2016 and 2018 respectively.

Dabo Swinney: Bio, Age, Education

William Christopher “Dabo” Swinney aka Dabo Swinney was born on 20th November 1969 in Birmingham, Alabama, the United States to his parents Ervil Swinney and Carol McIntosh. As siblings, he has a brother named Henry ‘Tripp’ Swinney III. As of 2019, he is 50 years old and belongs to the birth sign Scorpio.

By nationality, he is an American and his ethnicity is White. Talking about his education, he attended the University of Alabama and received his degree in commerce and business administration in 1993. Along with that, he also received a master’s degree in business administration from Alabama in 1995.

The American actor, Dabo Swinney stands at the height of 6 feet & 1 inch and weighs 82 kg. Likewise, Dabo holds 1506 followers on Twitter, 972 followers on Instagram and 8494 followers on Facebook.

Dabo Swinney: Professional Career


  • Firstly, on 13th October 2008, he had named the interim head football coach. Later, due to his performance, he was chosen over Clemson defensive coordinator Vic Koenning and associate head coach Brad Scott.
  • Then, Swinney claimed his first victory as the Tigers head coach by defeating Boston College, breaking Clemson’s six-game losing streak against the Eagles on 1st November 2008.
  • After that, he finished the 2009 season with the win over #8 Miami (FL), 16 points win over Florida and a win over Kentucky 21-13 in the 2009 Music City Bowl.
  • Furthermore, in 2010, his team was facing a lot of losses and he was in the situation to get fired. But Swinney who was 19-15, entered the 2011 season widely considered to be a coach on the hot seat.
  • Later, in 2011, Swinney won the Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year Award which was established to honor the NCAA Division 1 football coach whose team excels on the field, in the classroom, and in the community.
  • In addition, the completion of the 2013 season marked 32 wins over three years for Swinney, the most ever in such a span in Clemson football history. The Tigers received their second BCS bowl and their third Orange Bowl.
Dabo Swinney Wiki, Bio, Age, Wife, Children, Career, Height, and Awards
Dabo Swinney in the field. Source: Google


  • Moreover, the Tigers finished the 2014 season with the 10-3 and ranked 15th in both the AP and the Coaches Poll.
  • During 2015, the Tigers defeated North Carolina and Oklahoma and won the title of Associated Press Coach of Year, Walter Camp Coach of the Year, Home Depot Coach of the Year, and the Paul ‘Bear’ Bryant Award.
  • Additionally, Dabo helped his team to win the match against Louisville, Florida State, South Carolina, Virginia Tech, and Ohio State.
  • The entire 2017 season, the Tigers faced and defeated Louisville, Auburn, Virginia Tech, South Carolina and Alabama.
  • Clemson finished the 2018 season undefeated and won the 2019 College Football Playoff National Championship, defeating Alabama 44-16.

According to the sources, Dabo Swinney has an estimated net worth of $20 million as of 2019. Similarly, he receives an annual salary of $9.3 million from his profession.

Dabo Swinney: Personal Life; Wife & Kids

Dabo Swinney Wiki, Bio, Age, Wife, Children, Career, Height, and Awards
Dabo Swinney with his wife and kids. Source: Google

Regarding his love life, Dabo married the former Kathleen Bassett in 1994. Therefore, the couple welcomed three sons named Will, Drew and Clay. In fact, two of the sons are wide receivers for Clemson.

Dabo Swinney: Awards and Achievements

  • 2 National (2016, 2018)
  • 5 ACC (2011, 2015-2018)
  • 8 ACC Atlantic Division (2009, 2011, 2012, 2015-2019)
  • 3× Paul ‘Bear’ Bryant Award (2015, 2016, 2018)
  • AFCA Coach of the Year (2015)
  • AP College Football Coach of the Year (2015)
  • Home Depot Coach of the Year (2015)
  • George Munger Award (2015)
  • Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year (2011)
  • 2× ACC Coach of the Year (2015, 2018)

Dabo Swinney: Rumors and Controversy

There is no rumor and controversy regarding his life.