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., is proving that he deserves that lofty honor. He is fast becoming one of the most sought after prospects on the West Coast. “Spice” has added two more offers to his ledger.
Spice” (Spicer’s nickname) received his first two offers from UCLA and Oregon State. Those two offers were followed by a third offer from Florida State.
Now Spicer has picked up offers from USC and Arizona. Spicer was at USC’s junior day this past weekend and he like it a lot according to his Dad.
Mr. Spicer told Rivals.com that his son is still very open regarding school choice.
It is quite apparent before it is over Spicer is going to be able to pick his school.
LSU, Alabama, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Michigan and Michigan State are showing Spicer a lot of love of late.
What does Spicer want in a school?
“I want to go to a school where I fit in well and get a good education,” Spicer said. “I also want to go to a school that has a good football team.”
Not only is Spicer a dynamite football player but he’s pretty good in the shot as well.
Not only does Spicer participate in the shot and but he also runs the 100-meter.
Spicer currently holds the national title for the USA YTS intermediate boys division in the shot with a 57.3.
Of course, Spicer is pretty good on the gridiron, too. 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.
Not bad in the weight room either. He has incredible lower body strength as his 600-pound squat would indicate. Spicer also has an outstanding, for a big man, 32-inch vertical jump and his bench is 315.