Junior outside linebacker earns MVFC distinction as this week's top defensive player
Glaser connects with Burton for 71-yard score on game's final play
Outside linebacker with play-making ability who should push for significant time this fall ... Recorded 5 tackles and a tackle for loss with the first-team unit in the Maroon and White Game (4/26/14).
2013: Played in all 12 games as as a junior and tallied 19 total tackles with 8 solos and a pair of interceptions ... Earned MVFC Co-Defensive Player of the Week honors for win over Indiana State (11/2/13) after he posted 2 interceptions and 85 return yards -- including a 51-yard TD return -- to go with a pair of tackles ... Awarded game ball by coaching staff for Indiana State win ... Was also named MSU Defensive Player of the Week, CFPA Linebacker Performer of the Week honorable mention and Beyond Sports Network (BSN) Co-National Defensive Player of the Week for Indiana State game ... had season-high 4 tackles at No. 1 North Dakota State (10/12/13) ... Posted 3 solo stops in win at Western Illinois (10/26/13) ... Had multiple-tackle efforts in 7 games altogether ... Brought down 5 ball carriers in the Maroon and White Game (4/20/13).
Dodge City CC: Had a stellar sophomore season in 2012 at Dodge City (Kan.) Community College where he brought down 50 ball carriers ... Played in every game in two seasons for Coach Bob Majeski at Dodge City ... Redshirted his freshman year at Coffeyville (Kan.) Community College.
High School: Was an all-state selection as a senior in 2009 at Villa Rica (Ga.) High ... Was a two-time 4A all-region defensive lineman for Coach Bob Cleveland ... Was team captain his senior season and also earned all-area and all-region laurels.
Personal: Jeremy Donnell Springer was born 7/2/92 in Columbus, Ga. ... Son of Mike and Tonya Springer of Villa Rica, Ga. ... Has a brother, Mike, Jr. ... . Majoring in Psychology.