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Donald Spencer
Donald Spencer

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Ypsilanti, Mich.

High School:
Ypsilanti

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 203

Position:
WR

Experience:
1L


Third-year player provides depth at split end.

2010 SEASON (RED-SHIRT FRESHMAN): Earned his first letter by appearing in seven games, primarily on special teams . . . had two receptions for 21 yards at Iowa . . . caught three passes for 54 yards, including a 27-yard reception, in the 2010 Green-White spring game.

2009 SEASON: Redshirted . . . returned to wide receiver during preseason camp after spending the majority of the spring at safety . . . recorded four tackles in the 2009 Green-White spring game . . . enrolled at Michigan State on Jan. 12, 2009, for the beginning of the spring semester.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Ranked among the nation's top flankers by Max Emfinger Recruiting (No. 20) . . . rated among the country's top wide receivers by Rivals.com (No. 37) and Scouts, Inc. (No. 50) . . . named to SuperPrep's and PrepStar's All-Midwest Teams . . . listed among the Midwest's top prospects by SuperPrep (No. 65) . . . ranked among the state's top seniors by the Lansing State Journal (No. 9), Rivals.com (No. 11), The Detroit News (No. 13) and Detroit Free Press (No. 17) . . . selected to play in the 2009 Michigan High School Football Coaches Association's East-West All-Star Game . . . three-year starter for Coach David Poole at Ypsilanti (Mich.) High School, helping the Braves to a combined record of 21-8 (.724) . . . named to the Detroit Free Press Division 2 All-State Team as a defensive back in 2008 . . . honorable mention Associated Press All-State selection as an all-purpose player . . . also earned all-conference and all-county recognition as a senior . . . caught at least one pass in 19 consecutive games . . . had 27 receptions for 303 yards (11.2 avg.) and four touchdowns in 2008 . . . caught two passes for 70 yards and a score vs. Highland Park . . . had four catches for 50 yards and two TDs vs. Romulus . . . had four receptions for 73 yards vs. Milan . . . threw a 64-yard TD pass in the 2008 season finale vs. Dexter . . . recorded 14.5 tackles and three interceptions as a senior . . . caught 18 passes for 335 yards (18.6 avg.) and five scores as a junior . . . had three catches for 93 yards and a TD vs. Dexter in 2007 . . . produced a career-best 29 tackles (17 solos, 12 assists) as a junior . . . had three receptions for 40 yards (13.3 avg.) as a sophomore . . . contributed 25 tackles (7 solos, 18 assists) and an interception in 2006 . . . three-year letterman in track and field . . . finished 10th in the high jump on the Braves' 2008 Division 2 state championship team . . . also won two letters in basketball . . . son of Donald Spencer and Kathy Weathers . . . born Jan. 18, 1991 . . . majoring in criminal justice.

SPENCER'S CAREER STATS

RECEIVING G Rec Yds TD Lg Rec/G Avg/C Avg/G 2010................ 7 2 21 0 12 0.3 10.5 3.0 TOTAL............... 7 2 21 0 12 0.3 10.5 3.0

ALL PURPOSE G Rush Rec PR KR IR Total Avg/G 2010................ 7 0 21 0 0 0 21 3.0 TOTAL............... 7 0 21 0 0 0 21 3.0

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