Data Scout Notes: 2012: HMC/HMM...PLombardi/POutland...2011: NA/PNagurski/POutland
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Draft Scout *Akeem Spence News
12/26/13 - NT Akeem Spence (wrist) had full participation in practice Thursday and is expected to start vs. the Saints.
12/04/13 - DT Akeem Spence has a wrist injury but had full participation Wednesday in practice and should play vs. the Bills.
09/02/13 - DT Akeem Spence, a fourth round pick from Illinois, is expected to start at NT vs. the Jets.
04/28/13 - A closer look at the Bucs' picks: Round 4/100 - Akeem Spence, DT, 6-1, 307, Illinois...Spence is an exceptionally strong player with a quick first step. Started all 38 games he played for the Illini. Bench pressed 225 pounds 37 times at the NFL combine. Had 3.5 sacks and 10 tackles for loss in three seasons. Will help replace Roy Miller at nose tackle after he signed with the Jaguars as a free agent. - The Sports Xchange
03/08/13 - 2013 Illinois Pro Day: Representatives from 27 NFL teams gathered at Illinois’ pro day, where 15 players worked out. Akeem Spence, DT - He kept his numbers from the combine, but weighed 306 at the pro day. He also ran the short shuttle, doing so in 4.60 seconds. - Gil Brandt, NFL.com