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Report: Illini’s Spence To Declare For NFL Draft

Akeem Spence chases Dan Herron. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Akeem Spence chases Dan Herron. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

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(WSCR) Foregoing his senior season, Illini defensive tackle Akeem Spence will enter the 2013 NFL Draft, according to a report.

The third-year starter ranked third for the Illini this season with 72 tackles. He also had seven tackles for loss, one sack and a forced fumble.

NFLDraftScout.com ranks Spence as the No. 9 defensive tackle and the No. 90 player overall.