32 Spencer Nehls
32 Spencer Nehls
Height: 6-0
Weight: 211
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Ada, Mich.
High School: Forest Hills Central
Position: DB

2016: Tough safety was a force in the secondary once again in 2016, racking up 39 tackles in seven games played…Had a season-high of eight solo tackles at Tiffin Sept. 17…Broke up three passes during the season and had an interception in the Sept. 10 win over Walsh…Named the team’s Special Teams Player of the Week on Sept. 19…Named the team’s Big Stick Award winner on Nov. 14…Member of the One Play Warrior Club…Named to the GLIAC All-Academic Team.

2015: Made a successful transition from tailback to safety, starting all 11 games and finishing with 64 total tackles…Made 10 solo tackles in the team’s Nov. 7 win at Northwood…Had six or more total tackles in seven of the team’s 11 games…Picked off two passes and accumulated 78 total return yards…Broke up five passes and had 1.5 tackles-for-loss…Named the team’s defensive player of the week Oct. 5 and was the special teams player of the week Nov. 9…Earned the big stick award a team-high three times, coming in the season’s first five weeks… Named to the GLIAC All-Academic Team.


2014: Made a big impression in the Nov. 8 win over Northwood, rushing for a career-high 80 yards on 15 carries...However, he will move to defensive back in 2015, switching from a position of great depth to one of greater need…Named the Offensive Player of the Week Nov. 9.

2013: Redshirted as a true freshman in 2013… Named the team’s Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week on Sept. 16.

High School: All-Conference running back in 2011 for Forest Hills Central…Rushed for 730 yards and 19 touchdowns that season…Limited to just one game as a senior…Member of the DECA Business Club and was an ambassador for the Forest Hills Educational Foundation…Member of the National Honor Society…Born March 28, 1995…Parents are Jay and Kay.