"I'm pretty comfortable with my hand in the dirt," he told the media assembled at the NFL Scouting Combine earlier this year. "But if they want me to do it, I'm up for anything. I'm just ready for a chance."
Spencer was picked up in the first round by the Dallas Cowboys during the draft. And they'll likely count on him to make the adjustment to outside linebacker in their 3-4 scheme, competing with Greg Ellis and Bobby Carpenter unless the team opts to move Carpenter inside. But don't expect the forced move away from the defensive end position to sour Spencer in the least.
"I'm a pretty happy-go-lucky guy, I have a positive attitude most of the time," he said.
Scout.com subscribers can find out more about Anthony Spencer's success in forcing fumbles, what helped him rev-up his game during his senior year and more in this 3-minute audio clip from our Scout.com team that was on site at the Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. Just click the link below: