2015 NFL DRAFT

Spencer Nealy, DT

School: Texas A&M  |  Conference: SEC
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: San Antonio, TX
Height/Weight: 6-3 / 285 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
80859-
2011 Season
Shined after being thrust into the starter's role at defensive end after Jonathan Mathis went down with an injury ... earned honorable mention All-Big 12 honors after making 45 tackles and leading the Aggie defensive line with 8 tackles for loss ... posted 1.5 QB sacks, batted down a pass and forced a fumble ... saw action in all 13 games, and started the final nine games of the season ... had five or more tackles in five of nine games he started, including a season-high seven against Baylor and Missouri ... had a team-high three tackles for loss against Iowa State.
2010 Season
Contributed 20 tackles, including 2.5 for loss of seven yards, while seeing action in all 13 games ... made a crucial play in the Aggies' win over Texas when he tipped a pass at the line of scrimmage that was picked off by Butkus Award winner Von Miller ... had a season-high six tackles against Louisiana Tech ... saw extended action against Texas after starter Tony Jerod-Eddie went out with an injury and responded with five tackles ... selected to second-team Academic All-Big 12 team.
2009 Season
Played significantly in all 13 games as a true freshman and was one of first defensive linemen off the bench ... one of seven true freshmen to appear in all 13 games ... set a season best with four stops and a sack in win over Baylor (11/21) ... lone tackle against Arkansas (10/3) was first of his career for a loss ... totaled three tackles, including a critical third-down stop, against New Mexico (9/5).
High School
Coached by David Wetzel at Reagan High School in San Antonio ... named San Antonio Area Defensive Player of the Year by the San Antonio Express-News ... as a senior recorded 70 tackles, nine sacks and 39 QB hurries ... led San Antonio Reagan to an 11-3 record and the state quarterfinals.
Personal
Spencer Nealy is the son of Ed and DeAnn Nealy ... born December 8, 1990 ... chose the Aggies over TCU and Kansas State ... father, Ed, played 10 seasons in the NBA ... agribusiness major.
 
Latest News
01/04/2013 - PLAYERS TO WATCH: DT Spencer Nealy is one of the unsung heroes of the defense. He moved from defensive end to defensive tackle and maintained his high level of play, finishing the regular season with two tackles for losses among his seven total tackles against Missouri. - The Sports Xchange

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