Spencer has already picked up a couple of offers and is attracting attention from a host of suitors.
At 5-foot-10 and 180 pounds he is one of North Carolina's top athletes. At the Asheville Shrine Bowl Combine, Spencer ripped off 4.33 and 4.32 runs in the 40-yard dash. He added a 37-inch vertical, a 4.27-second 20-yard shuttle on a gym floor, and 18 repetitions of 185 pounds.
At this past weekend's Scout.com combine, Spencer ran a 4.37 forty yard dash and a his a 39.1 inch vertical jump.
He is expected to have a huge season for A.C. Reynolds, and Spencer's recruitment should take off in the next few weeks. The Pirates are currently the leader for Spencer.
According to A.C. Reynolds Assistant Coach Larry Brow, "I think Darius is more of a running back, and you'll see that on the tape. He can really run with the football. If he works hard, I think by his sophomore year he'll be close to 200 pounds.
"You'll see. With his speed at 4.35 and his size, he can carry it for us and I think he could be a back on that level."
As recruiting analyst Steve Williams said of Spencer's abilities, "Some players post great combine numbers but that talent never seems to translate proportionally to the football field. Darius Spencer isn't one of those players. If anything, he appears to be even faster.
"What is most impressive are the number of long runs where he runs through an entire defense without ever being touched. He creates almost impossible pursuit angles for opposing defenses due to his incredible burst and top end speed.
"Spencer has the size to certainly play running back on the next level but his speed and athleticism make him a candidate to star at almost every position where speed is a prerequisite. On film, he is one of the most impressive players in North Carolina."
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