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William Spencer Signs With Louisville Football

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247 Composite Rating: 3-Star .8861

Offers: UK, Michigan State, Mississippi State, Virginia Tech, South Carolina, Georgia Tech



You can’t teach size and Spencer has plenty of size for the staff to work with. While he tends to play like a guy who is just flat-out bigger than his opponents, Spencer shows a great motor and a willingness to chase plays. That will bode well for him in college as he won’t have a problem working to make plays in the middle of Louisville’s defense.

Spencer is a legit 6-5/315 and he should have no problem seeing the field as a freshman if he comes to campus in good shape. UofL isn’t thin at defensive tackle but they do have a need for depth with the move to a scheme that plays a nose tackle and a defensive tackle together. Spencer will need to work on eating up blocks but his ability to get penetration from the interior will help him get snaps.