Fort Wayne’s All-Time Greatest Series: Anthony Spencer, defensive line News-Sentinel names area’s all-time college football team

A fullback and nose guard at Bishop Luers, Spencer played on the line at Purdue, and played a lot. As a freshman, he appeared in 10 games, and then had a breakout sophomore season with 11 starts, 33 tackles, 7.5 sacks and 9.5 tackles for loss. Injuries limited his production during Spencer’s junior season to 23 tackles, three sacks and 7.5 tackles for loss, but he rebounded as a senior to rank second nationally with 26.5 tackles for loss, 93 tackles and 10.5 sacks to earn the Boilermakers’ Most Valuable Player Award. He also played in the Senior Bowl.


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