Biography: Three-year starter who's been used at tackle positions and right guard. Missed the 2010 season with a leg injury.
Positives: Strong run-blocking lineman who is best in a small area. Quick off the snap, blocks with good lean. Works his hands throughout the play and jolts opponents with good punch. Stays square and keeps opponents in front of him. Is always looking for someone to hit.
Negatives: Lacks fluid footwork sliding out off the edge and overextends into blocks. Struggles to adjust, shows stiffness in his game. Does not make good use of angles in pass protection.
Analysis: Spikes has the body type and strength to play at the next level. He could play guard or tackle on the strong side, but must improve as a pass blocker.
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