Junior college transfer who took part in spring drills with the Bears in 2011 ... Will be counted on to contribute right away and push for the starting left tackle job.
Tyler CC: Earned All-Southwest Junior College Football Conference first-team honors as a standout tackle on the o-line at Tyler (Texas) Junior College ... Helped Danny Palmer 's Apache to a solid 3-5 record during the 2010 season ... Was the only offensive player to earn first-team all-conference honors in 2010.
High School: Earned Texas all-district honors in 2006 and 2007 at Mount Pleasant (Texas) High ... Coach Jimmy Thompson 's Tigers were 6-5 his senior season ... Played offensive tackle in high school.
Personal: Charles Clayton Spruill was born 8/8/89 in Mt. Pleasant, Texas ... Son of Tim and Nan Spruill of Mt. Pleasant ... Has a brother, Timmy and sister, Natalie ... Plans to major in Kinesiology ... Chose Missouri State over South Alabama, Southeast Louisiana, Lamar and Texas-San Antonio.