April 23, 2007

Spearman showed versatility in Athens

Greenwood (S.C.) athlete Jay Spearman is one to watch in the Palmetto State's class of 2008. The 6-foot-1, 192-pound Spearman shifted to quarterback for the first time last season and led his team to an improbable state championship, racking up over 1,000 rushing and over 1,000 yards passing along the way. Over the weekend, he attended the NIKE Camp in Athens, Ga., and showed his versatility by working out another position on the offensive side of the ball.

"There was a lot of great athletes out there," Spearman said following the camp. "I'm normally a quarterback, but I switched positions and worked out all day as a receiver. I feel like I did real well out there. I worked hard and just did the best I could."

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