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Name  Akeem Spence
Born  11/29/1991
Height  6-1
Weight  300
College  Illinois
Started all 38 games during three seasons after redshirting in 2009...2012 All-Big Ten Honorable Mention...Part of back-to-back bowl champion Illini squads in 2010 (Texas Bowl) and 2011 (Kraft Fight Hunger)...Recorded 186 career tackles, 16.5 TFLs and 3.5 sacks...Career highs with 72 total tackles and 7.0 TFLs in 2012...2013 NFL Combine participant ranked third in bench press among defensive linemen with 37 reps...Big, strong hands and a good frame overall...Skilled and physical tackler...Excellent stamina with a proven record of durability...Doesn't use hands well enough and lacks skill as a pass rusher.

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