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 another offer from Nebraska to go with his recent offers from USC and Arizona.
“USC told us that they offered a long time ago,” Averell Spicer, Sr., Spicer’s Dad said. “Whenever it was the offer is now official.”
New Arizona head coach Mike Stoops and his staff are doing a great job identifying and creating interest in a revived Arizona Wildcat football program.
Spicer received his first two offers from UCLA and Oregon State. Those two offers were followed by a third offer from Florida State and he has offers from six outstanding schools.
Spicer was at USC’s junior day just over two weeks ago and he was in attendance at UCLA’s practice last Friday. He enjoyed both experiences.
Mr. Spicer told Rivals.com that his son is still very open regarding school choice.
It is getting more apparent as the time goes on that Spicer is going to be able to pick his college.
LSU, Alabama, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Michigan and Michigan State are 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.
The scouting report on Spicer for his football skills is he has outstanding size, speed and strength. On the high school level he was tough to stop. He’s a tremendous pass rusher off the edge.
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.