Eaton  Spence
Eaton Spence


Belle Glade, Fla.

High School:
Glades Day

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 185




Game 3 Notes: Illinois vs. Charleston Southern

The Illini Return Home to Host FCS Foe on Saturday at 11 am CT


Game 2 Notes: Illinois at Arizona State

The Illini Travel Out West to Face the Sun Devils on Saturday Night


Illinois-Western Michigan Postgame Notes

Illinois 24, Western Michigan 7 // Sept. 1, 2012


Illinois vs. Northwestern

The Fighting Illini take on the Wildcats


Illinois vs. Penn State - November 22, 2014

Illinois vs. Penn State - November 22, 2014


Illinois Football vs. Youngstown State - August 30, 2014

Fighting Illini football vs. Youngstown State from Memorial Stadium - August 30, 2014


Illinois vs. Michigan State - Oct. 26, 2013

Illinois vs. Michigan State - Oct. 26, 2013


Illinois Football at Nebraska

Photos from Illinois' 39-19 loss at Nebraska on Oct. 5, 2013. (USA Today photo and Mark Jones/Illinois Athletics)

2013 Sophomore: Started all 12 games of the year at cornerback, totaling 49 total tackles and four PBUs ... Recorded two PBUs against Ohio State ... Had seven tackles against Michigan State ... Notched his first PBU of the season at Nebraska and second at Penn State ... Set career highs with 14 tackles and six solos against Washington ... Had eight stops against Cincinnati.

2012 Redshirt Freshman: Played in all 12 games and made two starts ... Totaled 16 tackles, one sack and one pass break-up on the season ... Recorded a career-high three tackles, including his first career TFL and sack against Purdue ... Registered his first-ever PBU and two tackles in his first career start at Wisconsin ... Made two tackles in the victory over Charleston Southern ... Registered a career-high two solo tackles at Arizona State ... Recorded two tackles in his Illini debut, a season-opening win over Western Michigan. 2011 Freshman: Redshirted the 2011 season.

High School: A two-star recruit by Rivals ... Played running back, receiver and defensive back during senior season, while helping Glades Day to back-to-back state championships in the Florida 1-B Division ... A three-sport athlete at Glades Day, also played basketball and ran track ... High school coach was Pete Walker.

Personal: First name pronounced like eaten ... Son of Gaynell and Eaton Spence Sr. ... Born Oct. 9, 1992 ... Majoring in communication.

Tackles: 14 vs. Washington, 9/14/13
Solos: 6 vs. Washington, 9/14/13
TFLs: 1.0 vs. Purdue, 11/17/12
Sacks: 1.0 vs. Purdue, 11/17/12
QB Hurries: -
Fumbles Forced: -
Fumbles Recovered: -
PBUs: 2 vs. Ohio State, 11/16/13
Interceptions: -
Interception Return Yards: -
Touchdowns: -

Career Statistics:


Updated July 2014