Career Honors: 2008: KU Defensive Scout Team Player of the Year, KU Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week vs. Florida International and Oklahoma. 2007: KU Scout Team Offensive Player of the Week vs. Kansas State.
2008 (Jr.): Earned KU[apos]s George Mrkonic Defensive Scout Team Player of the Year honor… KU Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week vs. Florida International and Oklahoma.
2007 (RS): Redshirted his first season at Kansas.
Junior College: Lettered for two seasons at Garden City… Played defensive end… Had 70 tackles and seven sacks.
High School: Earned all-state honors as a senior… Was a two-time all-conference defensive end and tight end… Recorded more than 250 career tackles… Lettered four seasons… Also wrestled and placed in the state tournament.
Personal: Born in Osborne, Kan… Major is economics… Son of Doyle and Lisa Spears… Has two brothers and one sister… Father Doyle played football at Kansas, as did brother Derek.
Up Close: Favorite Website – ku.edu, Favorite Activity Other Than Football – Spending time with friends and family, Post-College Dream (other than NFL) – Travel the world.