Players

Sean Spence
ILB #55
Height:
5-11
Weight:
231
Age:
27
College:
Miami (Fla.)
Hometown:
Miami, FL
Experience:
6

Quick Stats (2017):

TCKL
0
SCK
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FF
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INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 144 100 44 5.0 0 3 0 0 -- 0 0 1 1
2017 IND 1 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2016 TEN 15 6 54 37 17 3.0 -- 3 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
2015 PIT 15 4 37 29 8 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2014 PIT 16 9 53 34 19 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
2 ARI L 13-16 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

  • Signed by the Colts as a free agent on September 13, 2017.
  • Released by the Colts on September 2, 2017.
  • Signed by the Colts as an unrestricted free agent on March 14, 2017.
  • Signed by the Tennessee Titans as an unrestricted free agent on March 16, 2016.
  • Selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the third round (86th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft.

COLLEGE

  • Started 40-of-47 games played at Miami (Fla.), finishing his career ranked 11th in school history with 318 tackles (170 solo). Also added 10.5 sacks, 47.0 tackles for loss, four forced fumbles, one fumble recovery, nine passes defensed and one interception returned for a touchdown.
  • Became the first Miami linebacker to record 100 tackles in consecutive seasons (111 in 2010 and 106 in 2011) since 2003 (Jonathan Vilma, 133 in 2002 and 127 in 2003) and is just one of six Hurricanes to ever record 100 tackles at least twice in a career.
  • As a senior in 2011, earned All-America fourth-team honors from Phil Steele, as the Butkus Award semifinalist.
  • Was the recipient of the team’s Captain’s Award and Jack Hardin Most Outstanding Player Award.
  • Earned All-Atlantic Coast Conference first-team honors from the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association.
  • Started the team’s final 11 games and led the team with 106 tackles (54 solo), 3.0 sacks, 14.0 tackles for loss, a forced fumble and one pass defensed.
  • Finished fourth in the ACC with an average of 9.64 tackles per game, registering 10 tackles in six games.
  • As a junior in 2010, earned the team’s Most Valuable Player award and earned second-team All-ACC honors from the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association.
  • Was one of seven Hurricanes to start all 13 games as he finished second on the team and fifth in the conference with a career-high 111 tackles (59 solo), including a team-leading and career-high (fourth in the league) 17.0 tackles for loss and 2.5 sacks. Also contributed two forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and six passes defensed for a defense that ranked 22nd in the nation in total defense (323.3 ypg.).
  • Competed in 10 games (sevens starts) as a sophomore in 2009, posting 36 tackles (19 solo), 3.0 sacks, 6.5 tackles for loss and one quarterback hit.
  • Was named a Freshman All-America selection by The Sporting News and College Football News in 2008. Was also named the ACC Defensive Rookie of the Year by the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association after starting nine games and finishing third on the team with 65 tackles (38 solo). Also added 2.0 sacks, a team-high 9.5 tackles for loss, one forced fumble, one pass defense and one interception returned for a touchdown.

PERSONAL

  • Attended Northwestern High School in Miami where he delivered 123 tackles, 3.0 sacks and two interceptions as a senior in 2007.
  • Was rated as the second best outside linebacker in the country by ESPN and earned All-America honors from Prepstar. Added all-state accolades from the Florida Sportswriters Association and ranked sixth on the Miami Herald South Florida Top 25 list.
  • Was selected to the Atlanta Journal Constitution Super Southern 100 team and competed in the inaugural Under-Armour All-Star game.
  • During his junior campaign in 2006, the team finished with a perfect 15-0 record, as he led the state with 197 tackles, including 10.0 tackles for loss and two interceptions.
  • Made the move into the starting lineup as a sophomore in 2005, picking off a pair of passes and registering 96 tackles.
  • Has one daughter, Summer Joy.
  • Majored in general studies.
  • A native of Miami.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

  • Signed by the Colts as a free agent on September 13, 2017.
  • Released by the Colts on September 2, 2017.
  • Signed by the Colts as an unrestricted free agent on March 14, 2017.
  • Signed by the Tennessee Titans as an unrestricted free agent on March 16, 2016.
  • Selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the third round (86th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft.

COLLEGE

  • Started 40-of-47 games played at Miami (Fla.), finishing his career ranked 11th in school history with 318 tackles (170 solo). Also added 10.5 sacks, 47.0 tackles for loss, four forced fumbles, one fumble recovery, nine passes defensed and one interception returned for a touchdown.
  • Became the first Miami linebacker to record 100 tackles in consecutive seasons (111 in 2010 and 106 in 2011) since 2003 (Jonathan Vilma, 133 in 2002 and 127 in 2003) and is just one of six Hurricanes to ever record 100 tackles at least twice in a career.
  • As a senior in 2011, earned All-America fourth-team honors from Phil Steele, as the Butkus Award semifinalist.
  • Was the recipient of the team’s Captain’s Award and Jack Hardin Most Outstanding Player Award.
  • Earned All-Atlantic Coast Conference first-team honors from the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association.
  • Started the team’s final 11 games and led the team with 106 tackles (54 solo), 3.0 sacks, 14.0 tackles for loss, a forced fumble and one pass defensed.
  • Finished fourth in the ACC with an average of 9.64 tackles per game, registering 10 tackles in six games.
  • As a junior in 2010, earned the team’s Most Valuable Player award and earned second-team All-ACC honors from the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association.
  • Was one of seven Hurricanes to start all 13 games as he finished second on the team and fifth in the conference with a career-high 111 tackles (59 solo), including a team-leading and career-high (fourth in the league) 17.0 tackles for loss and 2.5 sacks. Also contributed two forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and six passes defensed for a defense that ranked 22nd in the nation in total defense (323.3 ypg.).
  • Competed in 10 games (sevens starts) as a sophomore in 2009, posting 36 tackles (19 solo), 3.0 sacks, 6.5 tackles for loss and one quarterback hit.
  • Was named a Freshman All-America selection by The Sporting News and College Football News in 2008. Was also named the ACC Defensive Rookie of the Year by the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association after starting nine games and finishing third on the team with 65 tackles (38 solo). Also added 2.0 sacks, a team-high 9.5 tackles for loss, one forced fumble, one pass defense and one interception returned for a touchdown.

PERSONAL

  • Attended Northwestern High School in Miami where he delivered 123 tackles, 3.0 sacks and two interceptions as a senior in 2007.
  • Was rated as the second best outside linebacker in the country by ESPN and earned All-America honors from Prepstar. Added all-state accolades from the Florida Sportswriters Association and ranked sixth on the Miami Herald South Florida Top 25 list.
  • Was selected to the Atlanta Journal Constitution Super Southern 100 team and competed in the inaugural Under-Armour All-Star game.
  • During his junior campaign in 2006, the team finished with a perfect 15-0 record, as he led the state with 197 tackles, including 10.0 tackles for loss and two interceptions.
  • Made the move into the starting lineup as a sophomore in 2005, picking off a pair of passes and registering 96 tackles.
  • Has one daughter, Summer Joy.
  • Majored in general studies.
  • A native of Miami.
 

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