UM Commit Is A Student Of The Game

Sean Spence sat down with CanesTime.com to discuss the latest in his recruitment including his game preparation and the playoffs.

Sean Spence and his Miami Northwestern Bulls are one win away from consecutive state championships.

"We are looking forward to our state championship game," said Spence. "We are Northwestern so we have champions out there."

In the state semifinal game Northwestern was on the brink of elimination with Deerfield Beach 1 yard away from putting the game away. The Bulls defense was on their own 1 yard line on 4th and goal down 14 to 12. The Bulls stuffed a QB sneak and then their offense went 99 yards in 2 minutes for the game winning touchdown to keep their state title hopes alive.

"That comeback showed a lot about out character. It shows we have a mature group. When then going got tough we never panicked."

The 6 foot 195 pound linebacker is fully qualified and says his last day of school will be December 17th.

"I am graduating early. I took summer courses so I could do that. I have a 2.9 GPA and made honor roll last semester. I scored a 24 on my act."

Spence has visited 3 schools throughout the recruiting process and has already had 3 in-home visits.

"I have been to North Carolina , Tennessee and South Florida . All three schools have beautiful campuses. All three schools are programs on the rise. Phillip Fulmer, Butch Davis, and Jim Leavitt have also visited my house."

Spence's team will play undefeated Orlando Boone for the state title on Saturday night at 7 and that is all the linebacker is focused on.

"I am not worried about recruiting right now. I am just worried about winning the state championship."

Spence is known as one the state best playmakers. He has been a member of the Northwestern varsity all four years of his high school career.

"I am a student of the game. I watch a lot of film on our opponents and study their tendencies. I am a smart player. I see the plays before they happen."

Despite the recruiting efforts of other schools Spence remains a Miami commitment.

"I am committed to Miami ," said Spence. " Miami has a good tradition of developing players and putting them in the NFL, but they are also graduating their players. No matter what major a player is he is graduating. It is also nice to know I will be playing in college with people I have known my whole life. You can not go wrong with staying home."


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