Early Enrollee Colin Spencer Joins Kansas Football Team

Jan. 22, 2013

LAWRENCE, Kan. – Kansas football head coach Charlie Weis announced Tuesday that defensive back Colin Spencer of Dallas, has graduated early from Woodrow Wilson High School and has enrolled at KU for the Spring 2013 semester. Spencer will participate with the Jayhawks in Spring Football, which begins Tuesday, March 5.

A three-star prospect according to Rivals, Scout and ESPN, Spencer was a standout defensive back at WWHS where he was credited with six interceptions and five blocked kicks during his final two seasons.

Spencer also saw action on the offensive side of the ball where he rushed 54 times for 405 yards and five touchdowns as a senior. The son of Rob and Celeste Spencer, he also hauled in six receptions four receptions for 119 yards and three TDs, while completing six passes, three of which were touchdowns, in 2012. Coached by Bobby Estes at WWHS, Spencer selected Kansas after receiving interest from TCU, Arkansas, Texas A&M, Tulsa, Louisiana Tech and SMU.

Spencer is the 11th player to join the Jayhawk football program since the 2012 season ended.