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Troy Spiker
  • Troy Spiker headshot#51 Troy Spiker   

    Senior, Linebacker
    6-1, 220
    Rootstown, Ohio/Rootstown



    2011: D3football.com All-North Region third team ... All-OAC first team ... OhioCollegeFootball.com All-Ohio NCAA Division III first team ,,, Captain … Started in 10 games … Recorded a team high 108 total tackles (50 solo) … Caught one interception … Recovered two fumbles … Tallied four sacks … Defended three passes … Broke up two passes ... Following the season, played in the OhioCollegeFootball.com Senior Bowl for the South team. 

    2010: Compiled five tackles, including two tackles for loss, in the season-opener at Baldwin-Wallace (9/11)… Finished with five tackles at Wilmington (9/18)… Totaled seven tackles, one sack and a fumble recovery in the win over Heidelberg (10/2)… Tallied six tackles at Ohio Northern (10/9)… Had an interception and two tackles for loss against Otterbein (10/16)… Collected five tackles and a sack against John Carroll (10/30).

    2009: Totaled five tackles and forced a fumble in the season opener against Adrian (9/5)… Had an interception and compiled six tackles against Heidelberg (9/19)… Recorded an interception in his second consecutive game while finishing with four tackles, including a sack, against Wilmington (9/26)… Tallied six solo tackles in the win over John Carroll (10/17)… Was tied for the team lead with eight tackles at Otterbein (10/24)… Finished with five tackles against Muskingum (10/31)… Posted eight tackles, including a tackle for a loss, against nationally-ranked Ohio Northern (11/7)… Collected five tackles in the season-finale win over Baldwin-Wallace (11/14).

    2008: Played on the junior varsity squad.

    High School: Participated in football, wrestling and track… Earned 2007 Northeast Inland All-District Honorable Mention accolades… Named the team MVP in wrestling.

    Personal: Majoring in Nursing … Parents are Gary and Kathy Spiker … Played football at Rootstow High School, where he also participated in wrestling and track & field … Career ambition is to be a Nurse … Favorite class at Capital is Nursing 221.