Ohio State linebacker Austin Spitler is visiting the Miami Dolphins today and Friday, according to a source close to the program with knowledge of the situation.http://www.nationalfootballpost.com/Sou ... phins.html
At his Pro Day workout, the 6-foot-2, 243-pounder clocked a 4.23 short shuttle and a 6.7 three-cone drill with a 32-inch vertical leap and bench pressed 225 pounds 32 times, according to a league source.
A league source told us that NFL scouts were extremely impressed with how Spitler performed during the linebacker drills.
Per our source, Spitler's stock has risen from priority free agent status to a legitimate draft pick target
Ht: 6-3 Wt: 235 40: 4.6 http://ohiostate.scout.com/a.z?s=145&p= ... id=1200662
Date of Birth: 10/26/1986
Year: Class of 2005
High School: Bellbrook HS
College: Ohio State
2005 Scout.com HS Football Rankings (full list):
Pos: LB Pos Rank: #87 Pos Rating:
Spitler joined the Ohio State recruiting class in late November, choosing the Buckeyes over Wisconsin. During his senior season, Spitler had 132 tackles, 11 tackles for loss, seven quarterback sacks and two interceptions. Spitler was moved up to the varsity as a freshman and was used on special teams. As a junior and sophomore, Austin played fullback and linebacker for Bellbrook. As a junior, he had 120 tackles and was named all-district. Is a very strong player, with a bench press of over 360 and a 500-pound squat.