Sean Spence #31 of the Hurricanes brings down Brandon Saine #3 of the Ohio State Buckeyes at Ohio Stadium on September 11 2010 in Columbus Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
Add another name to list of players coming to Rams Park prior to the draft. Miami, that's "The U" to you, linebacker Sean Spence visited the St. Louis Rams on Tuesday, according to Jim Thomas of the Post-Dispatch.
The Rams could certainly use another linebacker, for sheer numbers alone.
Spence looks like a third-round pick, and a natural fit for the weakside position.
According to his scouting report from CBS, his best asset is his natural read and react ability. The Rams linebacker have really lacked that core competency on the outside since losing Will Witherspoon. It's a big part of the reason they were beaten so easily on options and play action.
At 5'11" 231 lbs, size is not his strength. He makes up for that with the abilities mentioned above. He made 317 tackles during his career at Miami. His leadership qualities add to a strong bunch of intangibles on his resume. Coaches would not have to teach him how to play the game, instead focusing on getting him ready for NFL competition.