2017 Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll
CAREER: Hard-hitting safety who played in 44 games with six starts … Totaled 78 tackles, including a career season-high 37 as a junior … Forced and recovered two fumbles … Played the 2017 season as a college graduate after earning his undergraduate degree in communication in May 2017.
2017 (SENIOR): Played in eight of 12 games … Finished with 19 tackles … 13 tackles came in the last two games of the season … vs. Missouri (Nov. 24): Posted a season-high seven tackles.
2016 (JUNIOR): Started six of 12 games played … Started the last three games … Totaled 37 tackles, including one-half for a loss … Forced two fumbles and recovered two … Recorded a tackle in 10 of 12 games and logged multiple tackles in seven contests … vs. Alcorn State (Oct. 1): Picked up a career and game-high tying seven tackles in his first start of the season at strong safety … Recovered a fumble for the first time in his career at the Arkansas 6-yard line in the second quarter … Recovered a blocked field goal attempt in the fourth quarter … vs. No. 1 Alabama (Oct. 8): Started at strong safety and collected six tackles, including one-half for loss … Forced two fumbles and recovered one … Delivered a hard hit on Crimson Tide running back Joshua Jacobs to force a fumble that he recovered on the Razorback 1-yard line during Alabama’s first drive of the game … Forced his second fumble in the third quarter.
2015 (SOPHOMORE): Saw action in all 13 games … Recorded 10 tackles.
2014 (REDSHIRT FRESHMAN): Saw action in 11 games … Recorded 12 tackles on the season … vs. No. 8 Ole Miss (Nov. 22): Posted five tackles in the shutout.
2013 (TRUE FRESHMAN): Redshirted during initial year on campus.
HIGH SCHOOL: Ranked as the No. 52 safety in the country by ESPN … Helped Northwestern High School advance to the second round of the 6A state playoffs as a senior where the Bulls fell to the eventual state champions and ended their season with a 9-3 record … Recorded 68 tackles, including six sacks, one interception and 12 pass breakups as the defense held opponents to an average of 12.3 points per game and allowed seven points or less in seven games, including two shutouts … As a junior, Northwestern’s defense allowed 20 points per game in an 8-2 campaign … Also ran track, where he was a member of the state runner-up team in 2012 boasting a 10.6 100-meter dash time and took the baton for the second leg of the 4×100 relay … Coached by Stephen Field … Selected the Razorbacks over TCU.
PERSONAL: Born on March 11, 1995 … Son of Matthew Spikes and Yvonne Coley.