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Vandy has Spead in Defensive Backfield

Darlron Spead (VM/Stan Jones)

Darlron Spead found it difficult not playing at Vanderbilt last year. Redshirting was hard for him to endure. Still, he impressed the coaches every week, earning Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week after Vanderbilt beat Arkansas.

A year later, Spead not only plays, he is the first team nickel back. Against the very same Razorbacks he helped his teammates prepare for last year, he picked up his first interception of the season when he picked off Arkansas quarterback Mitch Mustain on a crucial fourth down conversion attempt. He returned the intercepted pass 26 yards. Spead also recorded his first career tackle for loss... Recommended Stories