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Sean Spence - NFL Draft Profile

TeamPittsburgh
Round3
Selection24 (86 overall)
PositionLinebacker
SchoolMiami-Florida
YearSR
Born1/17/1989
Height5-11
Weight231
High SchoolNorthwestern (Miami, Florida)
Butkus Award semifinalist in 2011, and was named to the All-ACC First Team as a senior as well...Second-Team All-ACC as a junior and ACC Defensive Rookie of the Year following 2008 campaign...Led Miami and was tied for fifth in the ACC in tackles this past season with 106, appearing in 11 games...Recorded a career-best 111 stops as a junior, logging 59 solo takedowns, and a career-high 17 tackles behind the line of scrimmage...Burst onto the scene in 2008 with 65 tackles, delivering 9.5 TFL and his only career interception...Finished college tenure with 318 tackles over the course of 47 games, posting 10.5 sacks and 47 TFL, the latter ranking him second among active NCAA players...Slightly undersized, he makes up for deficits by recognizing plays and reactingaccordingly as he analyzes their developments...Reportedly sustained a deep bone bruise in his left shoulder while competing in the Senior Bowl, resulting in sub par NFL Combine numbers.


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