Rivals.com pre-evaluation period top 100 team member defensive end/running back/fullback Averell Spicer (6-2, 260, 4.6) from Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., has picked two more offers bringing his total to eight handwritten offers. Spicer has been outstanding shooting the shot and has been making a nice impression at the camps he has been attending.
UCLA and Oregon State were the first two schools to come out of the box with offers. The Bruins and Beavers were soon followed by the Florida State Seminoles.
The team that is drawing interest from just about every top prospect in the nation, USC, has also tendered an offer for the services of Spicer. Nebraska and Arizona have also thrown their hat into the ring with offers.
Now the Washington Huskies and the Duke Blue Devils have offered a scholie to Spicer.
Spicer just attended USC’s camp last weekend where he was a hit with the fans and coaches alike.
Spicer was obviously the best defensive end at the camp. He was very explosive off the line. He was also tried at defensive tackle and he was just as unstoppable.
Explosiveness is a key ingredient for all great defensive linemen and Spicer has it. He also has that something special thing about him. He could end up being one of those guys to get 50 offers before it is all done.
Mr. Spicer told Rivals.com that his son is still very open regarding school choice.
LSU, Alabama, Oklahoma, Michigan and Michigan State are all showing Spicer a lot of love of late.
Spicer is an outstanding all-around athlete who is also having a great track season throwing the shot. He recently attended the Trabuco Hills Invitational in the Invitational division of the shot put. He won the event with the mark of 60.6.
Spicer’s recent shot put broke his previous best, which was 57.3. That heave was good enough to hold the national title for the USA YTS intermediate boys division in the shot.
Even though he had to fight through double teams, Spicer led his team in sacks with 14. He also racked up 60 tackles in 2003.
Spicer’s junior season performance saw him selected all-state underclassman, all-area and all-league.