Report: Ex-Penn State assistant leaving NFL gig for role at Duke
A former assistant of James Franklin’s is reportedly returning to the collegiate ranks after a run in the NFL.
According to Kim Jones with the NFL Network, Sean Spencer is leaving the New York Giants to become the co-DC at Duke with new head coach Mike Elko. Spencer was the defensive line coach for the Giants under Joe Judge.
In non-Judge #NYG news: Defensive line coach Sean Spencer is leaving for a co-
defensive coordinator position at Duke. He
has ties with that coaching staff, including head coach Mike Elko. The college
game sees one of its better recruiters and motivators
— Kim Jones (@KimJonesSports) January 11, 2022
Spencer’s most recent college experience came at Penn State. He served as the DL coach for the Nittany Lions from 2014-19 and added the role of associate head coach starting in 2018. Spencer was also a part of James Franklin’s Vanderbilt staff as DL coach of the commodore from 2011-13.
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