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 seen his offers swell to 13. UCLA and Oregon State were the first two schools to come out of the box with offers and since then it has been constant stream offers ever since.
Besides UCLA and Oregon State; Rivals.com has reported offers from Florida State, USC, Nebraska, Arizona, Washington and Duke.
Since we last reported on Spicer he has picked up scholie opportunities from Michigan, Colorado, Kansas State, Arizona State and Oregon.
This is probably just the tip of the iceberg. Word spread like a wild fire about Spicer’s performance at the USC camp that was held in April.
Spicer was obviously the best defensive end at the camp as he was very explosive off the line. He was also tried at defensive tackle and he was just as unstoppable. Some in attendance thought he was the best defensive tackle at the camp, too.
Explosiveness is a key ingredient for all great defensive linemen and Spicer has it. He also has that something special thing about him.
Spicer also just qualified for the CIF finals in the shot with a heaver of 61-07.5. The two that placed ahead of him were seniors.
“At this time Averill is looking at every college that has offered him and how he would fit into their programs,” Averill Spicer, Sr., Spicer’s Dad said. “I would say Averill will narrow down his schools to eight sometime during the summer.”
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.