In 2011, Spence registered 106 tackles, 14 tackles for a loss, one forced fumble and three sacks. These numbers are almost identical to his previous season which proves he’s consistent.
But also like David, Spence is a bit undersized with his weight hovering around the 230 lb. range. Yet it’s impossible to overlook Spence’s talent on the field along with his production.
Utah State linebacker Bobby Wagner could be a sleeper pick. At first projected as a third or fourth rounder, Wagner improved his stock with a great Senior Bowl game.
Wagner’s 2011 season saw him register 147 tackles, 11.5 tackles for a loss, four sacks and two interceptions. He was named MVP for the North team in the Senior Bowl with seven tackles and an athletic interception.
Wagner showcased not only his talent when it came to speed and tackling, but something the Saints need in a linebacker which are coverage skills.